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Chinese Word Detail

    chū     at first / at the beginning / initially

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Grammar: Adverb
Notes: 初 is used in both Literary Chinese as Modern Chinese in this sense and is often used at the start of a sentence (CED '初' 1; Kroll '初' 1; NCCED '初' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 11).
Parent concept: 过程 (Process)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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