- 自 [zì]
- （自己） self; oneself; one's own:
by oneself; all alone; 独自
can not control one's own passion; 不能自持
- （自然;当然） certainly; of course; naturally; willingly:
will certainly aid financially; 自应资助
will willingly mend one's ways; 自当悔改
- （从; 由） from; since:
since childhood; 自幼
coming from the other side of the Atlantic; 来自大西洋彼岸
We've been friends ever since we met at school.
The town has altered out of all recognition since I was last there.
Since the advent of atomic power, there have been great changes in industry.
She' s certainly gone up in my estimation since she told the boss what she thought of him.
A German scientist interrupted me and asked if I came from China.
Many of the students came from other countries.