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Negation in Chinese : a corpus-based study. / Xiao, R. Z.; McEnery, A. M.

In: Journal of Chinese Linguistics, Vol. 36, No. 2, 06.2008, p. 274-330.

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Xiao RZ, McEnery AM. Negation in Chinese : a corpus-based study. Journal of Chinese Linguistics. 2008 Jun;36(2):274-330.

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Xiao, R. Z. ; McEnery, A. M. / Negation in Chinese : a corpus-based study. In: Journal of Chinese Linguistics. 2008 ; Vol. 36, No. 2. pp. 274-330.

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