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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

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Haihua PAN and Yuli FENG, “Quantification”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000348>
First published online: 2015

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