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What is the function of DE (的) in Chinese?

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Liu (2015): DE (的) is a pre-head modification marker. The form-function mapping construction is shown as follows,

                  [Modifier–de] (Head Noun)

answered Jan 2, 2018 by admin (25,240 points)
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