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27 - Emphatic sentences

from Unit IV - Special sentences

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 April 2023

Yongping Zhu
Affiliation:
University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Chu-Ren Huang
Affiliation:
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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This chapter introduces two common emphatic constructions in Chinese: the 连...都/也 lián...dōu/yě construction and the 是...的 shì...de construction. The differences between expressing emphasis in Chinese and English are examined.

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Print publication year: 2023

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  • Emphatic sentences
  • Yongping Zhu, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Chu-Ren Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Book: A Student Grammar of Chinese
  • Online publication: 27 April 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009233507.033
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  • Emphatic sentences
  • Yongping Zhu, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Chu-Ren Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Book: A Student Grammar of Chinese
  • Online publication: 27 April 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009233507.033
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  • Emphatic sentences
  • Yongping Zhu, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Chu-Ren Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Book: A Student Grammar of Chinese
  • Online publication: 27 April 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009233507.033
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