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        this / these

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Grammar: Pronoun
Notes: In this sense 此 is a demonstrative pronoun. 此 is synonymous with 这 or 这个 in this sense. It is more often used in written language or Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 85).
Parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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