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        that / his / her / its / theirs

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Grammar: Pronoun
Notes: A possessive pronoun in literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 39) For example, 孝弟也者,其為仁之本與 'Filial piety and fraternal submission! - are they not the root of all benevolent actions?.' (Lunyu 1:2)
Topic: Classical Chinese

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