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zài

  1. zài verb in / at
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: This sense of 在 indicates the location of the subject (NCCED '在' 2). For example, 祥子蹲在烤旁 'Xiangzi squatted besides the stove.'(Lao She, 2003, p. 216) In this example, the verb 蹲 'squat' precedes 在 but in some cases it may follow 在 after the location referred to. For example, 孩子...在院里玩耍... 'the child was in the courtyard playing.'(Lao She, 2003, p. 220) 在 is the seventh most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Ho, 2002, '在').
  2. zài preposition at
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In this sense, 在 helps to indicate time, place, direction or scope (Li Shaoqi, 2003, pp. 404-407; NCCED '在' 6) 1. Time: 在 may be placed before a verb, adjective, or the subject to introduce time. For example, 世卫组织表示将在十一月发布建议 'The World Health Organization said that they would publish a recommendation in November.' 2. Place. For example, 火箭在距发射台约九公里处 'when the rocket was at a location approximately 90 kilometers from the launch pad.' (VOA, 2015-12-23) 3. Scope. For example, 总统在演讲中... 'while the president was giving a speech ...' (VOA, 2007-7-5)
  3. zài adverb when / indicates that someone or something is in the process of doing something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Li Shaoqi, 2003, p. 224; NCCED '在' 5; Ho, 2002, '在' 3) For example, 科学家们一直在探寻... 'Scientists have been continuously searching ...' (VOA, 2015-07-25)
  4. zài verb to exist / to be living
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '在' 5; Ho, 2002, '在' 2)
  5. zài verb to consist of
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '在' 5)
  6. zài verb to be at a post
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '在' 5)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 2 394
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 310
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 3 210
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 3 186
Mātangīsūtra (Modengjia Jing) 《摩登伽經》 Scroll 2 169
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 2 154
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 1 145
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 5 125
Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 《阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論》 Scroll 68 125
Si Fen Lu Biqiu Han Zhu Jie Ben 《四分律比丘含注戒本》 Scroll 2 123

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
佛在 佛在 佛在舍衛國祇樹花林窟 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 13
在一 在一 在一林下告諸比丘 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 11
在一面 在一面 在一面坐 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 10
在大众 在大眾 在大眾中 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 8
在灭 在滅 世尊今者在滅想定 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 4 7
世尊在 世尊在 世尊在閑靜處 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 7
今在 今在 毘婆尸佛今在鹿野苑中 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 6
独在 獨在 出家之人獨在空野 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 5
在舍卫国 在舍衛國 佛在舍衛國祇樹花林窟 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 5
在闲静 在閑靜 世尊在閑靜處 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 4