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
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
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 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