BOTH  

ALL of TWO THINGS. [GRAMMAR]
Kind Of

ALL

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current binary universal quantifier is liǎng 兩, which can quantify both subjects and objects.

2. Shuāng 雙 is much rarer, and the word never quantifies the object so that the word is marginal in the group.

Modern Chinese Criteria

雙方

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

BOTH

uterque refers to "both" as two unities.

ambo refers to both as halves of a pair.

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • nadV : 19
  • vadN : 18
  • vad.VtoN : 16
  • vadV : 2
  • n : 2

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 30
  • 禮記 : 6
  • 管子 : 5
  • 楚辭 : 3
  • 荀子 : 2
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 2
  • 論語 : 2
  • 戰國策 : 2
  • 祖堂集 : 2
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 韓詩外傳 : 1
  • 法句經 : 1

Words

   liǎng OC: raŋʔ MC: li̯ɐŋ 55 Attributions

The current binary universal quantifier is liǎng 兩, which can quantify both subjects and objects.

  • npairboth
  • nadVsubjectboth the subjects (often indefinite) together
  • vad.VtoNobjectboth the objects; two objects
  • vadNpairthe pair of, the two, both 兩手,兩目,兩耳
  • vadV君子兩進,小人兩廢: under both kinds of conditions
   shuāng OC: srooŋ MC: ʂɣɔŋ 2 Attributions

Shuāng 雙 is much rarer, and the word never quantifies the object so that the word is marginal in the group.

  • nadVboth

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: