Thursday, 21 November 2019, 05:54

Pronunciation

Exercises    

Proper pronunciation is essential in spoken Chinese. With more homonyms than any other language each mispronunciation results in another meaning.

shn dng
Shandong
fi j
airplane
f yn
pronunciation
gun xn
to care for
 
zhng gu
China
hu ch
jasmine tea
jn nin
this year
hun yng
welcome
 
V ki shu
boiling water
gng b
fountain pen
shn t
body
j chng
airport
 
gng zu
to work
ch fn
to eat
y yun
hospital
shng din
shop
 
t men
they
zh dao
to know
du shao
how many
g ge
older brother
 

 

nn jng
Nanjing
sh jin
(peiod of) time
zu tin
yesterday
chng jing
Yangtze River
 
hng ch
black tea
tng xu
schoolmate
hung h
Yellow River
chng chng
often
 
V ch gun
tea house
ling shu
cold water
ch ji
lasting
rn ku
population
 
ni ru
beef
nn kn
ugly
bi ci
cabbage
y yng
the same
 
mng zi
name
sh hou
point in time
xu sheng
student
png you
friend
 

 

V lo sh
teacher
bi jng
Beijing
x hun
to like
hu ch
train
 
V f gu
France
xio sh
hour
k nng
maybe
shu png
level
 
V V n ho
hello
kng z
Confucius
gung chng
square, plaza
bi hi
Beihai, North Sea
 
V m fn
rice
ho xing
it seems
zh yo
main
ho hn
brave man, hero
 
V jio zi
dumplings
m qin
mother
wn shang
evening
zo shang
morning
 

 

c chun
Sichuan
shng bn
to go to work
q ch
car
k tng
living room
 
ji xi
old shoe
p rn
to be afraid
d t
map
s sh
forty
 
V r bn
Japan
hn y
Chinese
shng hi
Shanghai
fn gun
restaurant
 
gu xng
surname
hn z
Chinese character
hu bo
illustrated magazine
zi jin
goodbye
 
i ren
spouse
d fang
place
xi xie
thank you
b ba
dad
 

 

-r final nr
where
zhr
here
nr
over there
y dinr
a little
nn hir
boy
n hir
girl
hur
picture, painting
wnr
play
 

This concludes the pronunciation basics.

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