Meaning of 再

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Pinyin: zài
English Definition: again; once more; re-; second; another; then (after sth, and not until then)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: Two fish 冉 caught on a line 一
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • one; a, an; alone
    • tender; weak; to proceed gradually
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Example Words:
一再 [ zài ]: repeatedly
再接再厉 [ zài jiē zài ]: to continue the struggle (idiom); to persist; unremitting efforts
再三 [ zài sān ]: over and over again; again and again
再见 [ zài jiàn ]: goodbye; see you again later
不再 [ zài ]: no more; no longer
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