SOMETIMES  有時

HAPPENING NOT NEVER.
AT TIMESSOMETIMESFROM TIME TO TIME(EVERY) NOW AND THEN(EVERY) NOW AND AGAINAT TIMESEVERY SO OFTEN(EVERY) ONCE IN A WHILEON OCCASIONPERIODICALLYAT INTERVALSIRREGULARLYSPORADICALLYINFREQUENTLYINTERMITTENTLYON AND OFFOFF AND ON
Antonymy

OFTEN

Kind Of

HAPPEN

Modern Chinese Criteria

有時

有的時候

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH / LU JIANMING

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 14.33

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

SOMETIMES

nonnumquam simply means sometimes as opposed to never and always.

interdum means "at times" as opposed to "often".

aliquando "now and then" is opposed to once.

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • npro.adV : 53
  • padV : 11
  • vadN : 3
  • NPadV : 2

Attributions by text

  • 陸機集十一卷 : 45
  • 論衡 : 5
  • 賢愚經 : 3
  • 韓非子 : 3
  • 論語 : 2
  • 淮南子 : 2
  • 法言 : 2
  • 法集要頌經 : 2
  • 荀子 : 1
  • 山海經 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 妙法蓮華經 : 1
  • 太平經 : 1

Words

   huò OC: ɡʷɯɯɡ MC: ɦək 63 Attributions
  • npro.adVon occasion; sometimes; sometimes (...but at other times...); one moment, (and at another moment...)
  • padVrepeatedon some occasions... on other occasions; sometimes..., at other times
  • npro.adVfigurativein some cases
   yǒu OC: ɢʷɯʔ MC: ɦɨu 3 Attributions
  • vadNsometimessometimes, at times; occasionally
或時   huò shí OC: ɡʷɯɯɡ ɡljɯ MC: ɦək dʑɨ 2 Attributions
  • NPadVat some time; at any time
   zài OC: sklɯɯs MC: tsəi 1 Attribution
  • padV載...載 sometimes... at other times
   shí OC: ɡljɯ MC: dʑɨ 0 Attributions
  • nadVat times

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: