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U+518D

Seal script

Jinwen

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 6 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.390#1 Kangxi: p.129#08 Cihai: p.164r5c05 GSR: 941.a Hanyu: v1,p0018#01
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: 再 . Component of: 𭁥 𠱻 𢈖 𤞕 𫰝 𭠣 𮟸 𤥆 𦛍 𫇶 𭶭 𫁌 𧋁 𫳬 𠕱
Mandarin:zài ㄗㄞˋ
Cantonese:zoi3
Tang reconstruction:*tzə̀i tzə̀i
Shuowen:冓部》再:一举而二也。从冓省。
Guangyun:广韵·去声··》再:重也,两也。
Kangxi:康熙字典·冂部·》再:《唐韵》《集韵》《韵会》𠀤作代切,音载。《说文》一举而二也。从冓省。《徐曰》一言举二也。《玉篇》两也。《广韵》重也,仍也。《书·禹谟》朕言不再。《礼·儒行》过言不再。《注》知过则改,故不再也。《左传·僖五年》一之谓甚,其可再乎。又子例切,音祭。《楚辞·九章》背法度而心治兮,辟与此其无异。宁溘死而流亡兮,恐祸殃之有再。
Fanqie:作代 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:again, twice, re-

Example usage

论语·公冶长》:子闻之,曰:“,斯可矣。”
When the Master was informed of it, he said, "Twice may do."
孟子·告子下》:不朝,则削其地。
If he did so a second time, he was deprived of a portion of his territory.
礼记·投壶》:拜受,主人般还,曰:“辟。”
The guest then bows twice, and signifies that he will receive (the arrows). The host wheels round, saying, 'Let me get out of the way;'
扬子法言》:雷不一,风不
Thunder does not sound only once, and wind does not blow in two directions at the same time.
墨子·明鬼下》:郑穆公拜稽首曰:‘敢问神
3?’
Lord Mu saluted him repeatedly and bowed, saying: "May I ask the name of my god?"
庄子·在宥》:其疾俛仰之间,而抚四海之外,其居也渊而静,其动也县而天。
It is so swift that while one is bending down and lifting up his head, it shall twice have put forth a soothing hand beyond the four seas. Resting, it is still as a deep abyss; moving, it is like one of the bodies in the sky.
商君书·境内》:訾则废。
And on a second reprimand will be dismissed.
孙子兵法·作战》:善用兵者,役不籍,粮不三载,取用于国,因粮于敌,故军食可足也。
The skillful soldier does not raise a second levy, neither are his supply-wagons loaded more than twice. Bring war material with you from home, but forage on the enemy. Thus the army will have food enough for its needs.
荀子·大略》:一命齿于乡,命齿于族,三命,族人虽七十不敢先。
说苑·君道》:伯禽拜受命而辞
春秋繁露·王道》:故郑鲁易地,晋文致天子。
韩诗外传·卷三》:翟黄逡巡拜曰:“鄙人固陋,失对于夫子。”
大戴礼记·夏小正》:鞠则见者,岁见尔。
白虎通德论·》:尚书》曰:“拜兴对,乃受铜。”
新序·善谋下》:拜贺曰:“唯信亦以为大王不如也。”
孔子家语·儒行解》:过言不,流言不极。
论衡·吉验》:弃疾弱,抱而入,拜皆压纽。
太玄经·太玄告》:摹而得乎地,故谓之有地。
风俗通义·六国》:襄子拜,受三神之令
孔丛子·广言》:仍,也。
独断·卷上》:光武因而不改,朝臣曰稽首顿首,非朝臣曰稽首拜,公卿、侍中、尚书衣帛而朝曰朝臣,诸营校尉将大夫以下亦为朝臣。
蔡中郎集·独断》:孝武帝幸馆陶公主家,召见董偃,偃傅青褠绿帻,主赞曰:主家庖人臣偃昧死拜谒,上为之起,乃赐衣冠,引上殿。
列子·黄帝》:今女居先生之门,曾未浃时,而怼憾者三。
鶡冠子·王鈇》:是以运天而维张,地广而德章,天下安乐,设年予昌属各以一时典最上贤不如令尹,令尹以闻,壹削职,三则不赦,治不逾官,使史李不误,公市为平,生者不喜,死者不怨,人得所欲,国无变故,著赏有功,德及三世,父伏其辜,不得创谥,事从一二,终古不勃。
文子·符言》:实之木其根必伤,掘藏之家其后必殃,夫大利者反为害,天之道也。
文始真经·五鉴》:譬犹昔游到,记忆宛然。
列仙传·稷丘君》:髪白黑,齿落更生。
韩非子·十过》:奏之而列。
管子·轻重戊》:衡山之君告其相曰:“天下争吾械器,令其买什以上”,衡山之民,释其本而修械器之巧。
吴子·应变》:二吹而行,吹而聚,不从令者诛。
六韬·文师》:文王拜曰:“允哉!”
九章算术·少广》:议所得,以乘所借一算为法,而除之。
孙子算经·卷中》:方法一退,下法退。
周髀算经·卷下》:此阳彰阴微,故万物不死,五谷一岁熟。
淮南子·缪称训》:舜、禹不受命,尧、舜传大焉,先形乎小也。
吕氏春秋·直谏》:葆申束细荆五十,跪而加之于背,如此者,谓“王起矣”,王曰:“有笞之名一也。”
尹文子·大道上》:玉工望之,拜而立,敢贺曰:“王得此天下之宝,臣未尝见。”
史记·周本纪》:勉哉夫子,不可,不可三!
春秋左传》:五年,春,正月,甲戌,己丑,陈侯鲍卒,赴也,于是陈乱,文公子佗杀太子免而代之,公疾病而乱作,国人分散,故赴。
逸周书·殷祝解》:汤放桀而复薄,三千诸侯大会,汤取天子之玺,置之天子之坐左,退而拜,从诸侯之位。
国语·越语下》:臣闻之,得时无怠,时不来,天予不取,反为之灾。

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