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biàn
adj./m. everywhere, all over, all around; one time, once through (of an action)
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In Chinese, there are two categories of measure words: those indicating units of persons or things, and those indicating the frequency of an action.
As a measure word, 遍 belongs to the second group: verbal measure word. 遍 indicates the complete duration of an action from beginning to end. Example:
我重新读了一遍他的著作。 [phr] I read his work again.
In the sentence above, 一遍 is used as the complement of the verb 读. Here 一遍 refers to 著作 (written work), emphasizing the action has covered the entire book, from the beginning to the end.

If you would like to learn more about other similar verbal measure words, please check out these entries in our dictionary: 次(ci4),下/下儿 (xia4/xiar4) and 趟 (tang4).
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Verbal measure words are measure words that indicate the frequency of an action.
1. 次 is the most often used measure word that generally indicates the frequency of an action; 次, as a verbal measure word, can also appear before a noun/nominal phrase which has to be something that can repeatedly happen.
Examples:
这种药每日吃一次。[phr] You should take the medicine once a day.
这次考试很简单。 r/s [phr] The exam was very simple.

2. 下儿 has two different indications. The first one is the number of times that the action happens; the second one indicates an action lasting for a very short time or an action done in a casual way.
Examples:
我用棍子杵了他一下儿。 -/- [phr] I give him a prod with a stick.
我去一下儿。 -/- [phr] I will go there for a moment; I will be away for a moment.

3. 遍 indicates the complete duration of an action from beginning to end. The object of the action usually involves a certain length, usually involving text or language, e.g. article, film, music, words said, etc.
Example:
请重复一遍您的地址。 r/s [phr] Please repeat your address.

4. 趟 indicates an action that involves going back and forth. 趟 can also be used on trains or buses.
Examples:
我去了趟体育场。 r/s [phr] I went to the stadium.
这趟车几点发车? r/s [phr] What time does the train leave?
lisaC
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You should add "all over,everywhere" meaning of 遍.For instance 跑遍了全成,
我找遍了也没找找
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