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Old October 31, 2008, 01:38 PM
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Pronunciation, and a different character.
Two more tones:
flat&high (_) over the letter
Rising-falling, quite long (turn > 90 degrees right, over the letter)
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Pronunciation, and a different character.
Two more tones:
flat&high (_) over the letter
Rising-falling, quite long (turn > 90 degrees right, over the letter)
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Those that speak Chinese will tell you that there are 4 tones. The accents used by jchen and the two other characters described by Planet hopper help identify those tones. I'll let the experts teach you more about the tones.
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those that speak chinese will tell you that there are 4 tones. The accents used by jchen and the two other characters described by planet hopper help identify those tones. I'll let the experts teach you more about the tones.
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If 4 tones look difficult, try Cantonese (Guangdong hua), it has 7 tones...
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yes that's right ^^ wow planet hopper you know some Chinese!!!! ^^
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Old October 31, 2008, 03:24 PM
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you mean xie xie....
And these are the four tones....
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Old October 31, 2008, 03:45 PM
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Don't you guys drop the -e in spoken chinese, when talking fast?
Chinese is so difficult it is very very interesting
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no... :P
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