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Writing Systems in Modern West Germanic

"The writing systems of the modern West Germanic languages have many features in common: They are all written using the Modern Roman Alphabet and exhibit a certain depth, that is, in addition to the pure grapheme..." – By Martin Evertz-Rittich

Focus in Chinese

"Focus is a phenomenon intertwined between different levels of linguistics and context/discourse, and different languages appeal to different ways in marking focus. Chinese mainly adopts syntactic structures and focus..." – By Peppina Po-lun Lee and Yueming Sun

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