Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


  1. zài adverb again / once more / re- / second / another
    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. 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十八 志第八十一 樂三 Volume 128 Treatises 81: Music 3 98
History of Jin 《金史》 卷三十八 志第十九: 禮十一 外國使入見儀 曲宴儀 朝辭儀 新定夏使儀注 Volume 38 Treatises 19: Rites 11 - Ceremonies for Receiving Foreign Emissaries; Music for Banquets; Farewell Rituals; Ceremonies for Newly Appointed Officials 88
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十一 志第七十四 禮二十四 Volume 121 Treatises 74: Rites 24 82
History of Jin 《金史》 卷三十七 志第十八: 禮十 冊皇后儀 奉冊皇太后儀 冊皇太子儀 正旦生日皇太子受賀儀 皇太子與百官相見儀 Volume 37 Treatises 18: Rites 10 - Ceremony for Conferring Title of Empress; Ceremony for Reverence to Empress Dowager; Ceremony for Conferring Title of Crown Prince; Ceremony for Birth of a Crown Prince; Ceremony for Crown Prince to Receive Officials 81
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷十八     志第八    禮樂八 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rites and Music 8 73
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百十四 志第六十七 禮十七 Volume 114 Treatises 67: Rites 17 69
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 聘禮 第八 8. Rites of courtesy calls 65
History of Jin 《金史》 卷三十六 志第十七: 禮九 國初即位儀 受尊號儀 元日聖誕上壽儀 朝參常朝儀 肆赦儀 臣下拜赦詔儀 Volume 36 Treatises 17: Rites 9 - Ceremonies for Succesion of the Throne; Ceremonies for Receiving Honorific Titles; New Year's Day Rituals; Participation in Regular Court Assemblies; Pardoning Ceremonies; Ceremonies for Pardoning by Officials with Imperial Decree 65
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百十五 志第六十八 禮十八 Volume 115 Treatises 68: Rites 18 57
History of Jin 《金史》 卷三十三 志第十四: 禮六 原廟 朝謁儀 朝拜儀 別廟 Volume 33 Treatises 14: Rites 6 - Original Shrines, Invocation Ceremonies, Pilgrimages, Other Temples 53