Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


  1. yòu adverb again / also
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Repetition 重复
    Notes: 又 and 再 both express repetition but their use is different. 又 expresses that a situation or action has already repeated. 再 is used for future actions (Sun 2006, loc. 1709; Unihan '又').
  2. yòu adverb expresses the existence of simultaneous conditions
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: The adverb 又 is often used to express the existence of several properties or conditions in complex sentences. The phrases joined by 又…又… are usually of the same type.
  3. yòu noun Kangxi radical 29
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十四 志第二十 地理五 Volume 44 Treatises 20: Geography 5 352
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十二 志第十八 地理三 Volume 42 Treatises 18: Geography 3 351
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十三 志第十九 地理四 Volume 43 Treatises 19: Geography 4 338
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十五 志第二十一 地理六 Volume 45 Treatises 21: Geography 6 337
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十一 志第十七 地理二 Volume 41 Treatises 17: Geography 2 317
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十 志第十六 地理一 Volume 40 Treatises 16: Geography 1 291
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十六 志第二十二 地理七 Volume 46 Treatises 22: Geography 7 265
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇八 志第一百六十一 藝文七 Volume 208 Treatises 161: Arts and Literature 7 226
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷30 志第25 地理中 Volume 30 Treatises 25: Geography 2 181
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷五 中山經 Chapter 5: Classic of the Mountains - Central 180