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This thesis aims to investigate whether the choice of X in the buzzword construction “X Li X Qi” is at random or needs to conform to certain laws. In this study, a large-scale closed corpus has been built and 436 kinds of “X Li X Qi” items are retrieved by virtue of it. The study has explored the sanction restrictions of the buzzword construction “X Li X Qi” on the variable “X” from the phonetic coercion based on the construction grammar. It is discovered that the word entering “X” slot of the “X Li X Qi” is mainly appears monosyllabic, with a much small number of disyllabic words; meanwhile, “X” with two syllables will be coerced into one syllable. As for the selection of “X” initials and finals, the overall performance of the construction is its preference for the back voice and sounds articulated close to the palate and level tones—Ping, as well as its inhibition of “i” and oblique tones—Ze.
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