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zài

  1. zài adverb again / once more / re- / second / another
    Domain: 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. For example, 没法再管束自己 '[He] had no way to control himself any longer.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 306)
  2. zài adverb more / additional
    Domain: Quantity 数量
  3. zài adverb even though
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  4. zài adverb expressing expansion
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  5. zài adverb expressing that if a condition continues then something will occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况

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一再再次可再生再见再三再说再生产再度再生再生族再现再刻南藏再版不再华佗再世

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 7
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 5
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《漁父》 The Old Fisherman 5
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 4

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
稽首 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
稽首 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
稽首 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
文王 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
之外 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
黃帝稽首 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
宿 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
成為 《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
不可 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《王部》 Wáng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《冓部》 Gòu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《韋部》 Wéi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1