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Table 4 Types of QPs, their statistics, and examples in sentences. Note that words in the examples are delimited by slashes and word-by-word English translations of Chinese words are provided

From: Punctuation-generation-inspired linguistic features for Mandarin prosody generation

Type Count (%) Examples of QPs in sentences
1 () 14,131 (25.13%) (一)/不/抽菸/、/(二)/不/熬夜/,
(1)/no/smoking/,/(2)/no/staying up night/,
2 {} 34 (0.06%) {桃花源記}/是/陶淵明/的/作品/,
{Tao-Hua-Yuan-Ji}/is/Mr. Yuan-Ming Tao/possession indicator/work/,
3 〔〕 101 (0.17%) 〔本報訊〕/全省/橄欖球/錦標賽/快/開始/了/,
〔News〕/whole province/football/ championship contest/soon/start/modal particle/,
4 「」 37,197 (66.17%) 「十八歲/的/約定」/是/2002年/台灣/的/一部/偶像劇/,
「Eighteen years old/possession indicator/commitment」/is/year 2002/Taiwan/possession indicator/one/idol drama/,
5 『』 1223 (2.17%) 瓊瑤/哀痛/寫下/『與/夫/訣別/書』/宣布/關閉/臉書/,Chung-Yao/grief-stricken/write/『to/husband/farewell/letter』/announce/shut down/Facebook account/,
6 〈〉 562 (0.99%) 〈銀鬚/上/的/春天〉/是/黃春明/先生/的/小說/中/較/特殊/的/一篇/。
〈silver whisker/upon/possession indicator/spring〉/is/Mr. Chueng-Ming Huang/possession indicator/novel/among/more/special/possession indicator/one piece/.
7 【】 314 (0.55%) 【族群/與/文化/政策/綱領】/已經/上線/發布/,
【ethnic group/and/culture/policy/principle】/already/online/publish/,
8 《》 2523 (4.48%) 《屋頂/上/的/小孩》/中/濃厚/的/南方/氣息/,
《Roof/top/possession indicator/child》/among/deep/possession indicator/southern/atmosphere/,
9 “” 105 (0.18%) 美國/作曲家/柯維爾/用/ “新/音樂”/為/主題/,
American/composer/Cowell/take/“new/music”/as/title/,
10 〝〞 22 (0.04%) 最近/有/一部/名為/〝第一/夫人〞/的/電影/上映/,
Recently/there/one/so-called/〝first/lady〞/possessive indicator/movie/be on/,