City University of Hong Kong CLASS CLASS
Making Sense of Grammar
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自动 ‘self-move=automatic’

后人 ‘after-people=posterity’

先天 ‘first-nature=natural endowment’

Reference

Li, C. N., & Thompson, S. A. (1989). Mandarin Chinese: A functional reference grammar (Vol. 3). Univ of California Press.

answered Dec 1, 2021 by M (4,230 points)

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