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Chinese Word Detail

    děng     et cetera / and so on

Grammar: Noun
Notes: For example, 枪支控制和健保等问题 'gun control, health insurance, etc problems.'(VOA 2016-01-18) 等 is used in this sense in both modern (NCCED '等' 6) and literary Chinese. Middle Chinese: tongX (Kroll '等' 4)
Parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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