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How to pronounce [n]/[l] in Chinese Pinyin

How to pronounce [n]: Make the tip of your tongue touch against the upper alveolar ridge and let the airflow comes out from nasal cavity companied with the release of the closure in mouth and the vibration of the vocal…

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How to pronounce [g]/[k] in Chinese Pinyin

How to pronounce [g]: Form an obstacle by raising the back of tongue to touch the soft palate and then release the airflow by quickly break through the obstacle without vibration of the cord. The sound of [g] is similar…

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How to pronounce [d]/[t] in Chinese Pinyin

How to pronounce [d]: Make an obstacle by keeping your tip of tongue touch the upper alveolar ridge, compress air in your mouth and then release the airflow by quickly break through the obstacle without vibration of the cord. The…

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How to pronounce [er] in Chinese Pinyin

Keep your tongue in the position of “e” and then slightly roll up tip of your tongue. [er] as a separate sound in the syllable but not form a syllable alone sometimes. It is usually combined with another final to…

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Special Spelling Rules of [i] / [u] / [ü]

As we already know, the vowels in the Pinyin system can be an independent syllable itself even without the Pinyin initials. But, there is an exception about the vowels [i], [u], and [ü]. When [i], [u] or [ü] makes a…

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