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然后     ránhòu     after / after that / afterwards

Traditional: 然後
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Grammar: Conjunction
Notes: The form 先…然后 is mainly used in coordinate complex sentences in a later clause to explain a correlative or successive relation. This word has the same meaning in Literary Chinese as Modern Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119).
Concept: 关联词 Correlative
Parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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