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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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
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 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 Song 《宋史》 卷一百十一 志第六十四 禮十四 Volume 111 Treatises 64: Rites 14 50
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百十二 志第六十五 禮十五 Volume 112 Treatises 65: Rites 15 48
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷十九     志第九    禮樂九 Volume 19 Treatises 9: Rites and Music 9 45
History of Song 《宋史》 卷四百〇二 列傳第一百六十一 陳敏 張詔 畢再遇 安丙 楊巨源 李好義 Volume 402 Biographies 161: Chen Min, Zhang Zhao, Bi Zaiyu, An Bing, Yang Juyuan, Li Haoyi 43