Taxonomy of meanings for 再:

  • 再 zài (OC: tsɯɯs MC: tsəi) 作代切 去 廣韻:【重也兩也 】
    • (twice)TWO
      • ndefinitethe second
      • nabactdoing something twice
      • vadNthe second 再世 "after the second generation"
      • vadNdouble[REPEATED>] double 再期 "double period (of mourning)"
      • vadVtwice 再拜
      • vadVfigurativedoubly; in two separate ways
      • viactoccasionally used verbally in plain sense: repeat, do something twice
      • vieventoccur twice 大福不再 "great good fortune does not come twice"
      • vpostadVtwice
      • vtoNhavehave two (of someting)
      • vtoNstativebe twice the amount of, be twice as substantial as
      • v(adV)for a second time
      • REPEAT
        • nabeventrepetition 有再 "there will be a repetition"
        • viactdo it again; come again; commit an act a second time
        • vieventoccur again, repeat itself, happen again
        • vtoNrepeat (words) 再言 "repeat what had been said"
        • vtoNpassivebe repeated
        • grammaticalised: repeatedly>OFTEN
        • AGAIN
          • nsubjecta second case, a second instance
          • vadVa second time; for the second time 再取 "marry again" 再。。。再 "over and over again..."
          • ADD
            • vadVin addition, in additionally SHIJI: 再辟地千里 "Further expanded the territory by a thousand li"
            • comparative>MORE
                • grammaticalised: to an added degree>INTENSELY
                  • grammaticalised: intersentential>MOREOVER
                    • grammaticalised: conditional>IF