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        both / together

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Grammar: Adverb
Notes: 俱 may be used adverbially in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 129). For example, 父母俱存 '... his father and mother are both alive.' (Mengzi: 13.20/69/9, translation by Legge)
Topic: Classical Chinese

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