Meaning of 再

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Pinyin: zài
English Definition: again; once more; re-; second; another; then (after sth, and not until then); no matter how ... (followed by an adjective or verb, and then (usually) or for emphasis)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: Two fish caught on a line
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
    • [ rǎn ] tender; weak; to proceed gradually
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Example Words:
财务再保险 [ cái zài bǎo xiǎn ]: financial reinsurance; fin re
再生产 [ zài shēng chǎn ]: producing a copy; to reproduce
扩大再生产 [ kuò zài shēng chǎn ]: to expand production; to reproduce on an extended scale
再保险 [ zài bǎo xiǎn ]: reinsurance (contractual device spreading risk between insurers)
再利用 [ zài yòng ]: to reuse
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