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Guànyòngyǔ 慣用語 (Idioms and Common Sayings)
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At present, there is no consensus among Sinologists neither on the classification of idiomatic units, nor on the Chinese equivalent for the term "idiom". Despite the more precise and commonly adopted…

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Victoria BOGUSHEVSKAYA, “Guànyòngyǔ 慣用語 (Idioms and Common Sayings)”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000301>
First published online: 2016

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