yǒu     is / are / to exist

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语法 grammar: 动词 Verb
笔记 notes: For example, 有人敲门 'There was someone knocking at the door.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174) 有 is always negated by 没, never by 不. For example, 他们没有见过太阳 'they had not seen the sun.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 221) 有 is the tenth most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Ho, 2002, '有' 2; NCCED '有' 1).
上概念 parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
话题 topic: 现代汉语 (Modern Chinese)

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