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    jiē     all / each and every / in all cases

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Grammar: Adverb
Notes: 皆 is used as an adverb in this sense (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 127-128). For example, 百姓皆以王為愛也 'The people all supposed that your Majesty grudged ...' (Mengzi: 1.7/4/9, translation by Legge)
Topic: Classical Chinese

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