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        do not

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Grammar: Adverb
Notes: 勿 is a negating adverb in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 108). For example, 王請勿疑!'I beg your Majesty not to doubt what I say.' (Mengzi: 1.5/3/2, translation by Legge)
Topic: Classical Chinese

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