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It is a common convention writing pinyin with the dictionary tone. Students will soon learn the rules for tone sandhi, and will then apply it to both pinyin and characters. If applying tone sandhi in pinyin, there is a risk of associating a certain syllable with the wrong meaning or learning the wrong tone. So yes, nǐ hǎo is the standard rendering in pinyin,...


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Yìbiān would be correct. For ordinals, it is pronounced yī. In other cases, When followed by fourth tone, it takes the second tone (一对, yí duì). For all other following tones, it takes on the fourth tone. The reason it is not marked in dictionaries, is because the rules for tone sandhi are few and straightforward. Isolated cases are when a tone is dropped (...


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The regular use is exemplified below: 一次 24 yícì 一个 24 yígè 一旦 24 yídàn 一起 43 yìqǐ 一撇 43 yìpiě 一种 43 yìzhǒng 一人 42 yìrén 一行 42 yìxíng 一边 41 yìbiān 一堆 41 yìduī 一般 41 yìbān In addition, When 一 follows another character to form an immediate constituent, no matter how the tone changes, yi remains the first tone. 第一 41 dìyī ...



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