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This entry provides a brief overview of the basic phenomena involving Chinese quantifier expressions and illustrates how the empirically significant properties of quantifiers manifest themselves in Chinese. 

1. Inventory of Chinese Quantifiers

Natural languages use quantif…

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Haihua PAN and Yuli FENG, “Quantification”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 29 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000348>
First published online: 2015

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