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Table 10 Realizations of subjective/objective modality along the rank-scale in Chinese (excluding.cases that involve rankshifting)

From: From explicit to implicit orientation: mapping rank scale to modality in English and Chinese

Rank Orientation Subjective Objective
clause explicit wǒ kàn
我 看
I see
yǒu zhè gè kěnéng
有 这 个 可能
have this MEA possibility
phrase quasi-explicit zài wǒ kànlái
在 我 看来
at I see-come
group implicit
word implicit