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Jul
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revised How is pronunciation discussed in Chinese?
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30
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Dec
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Nov
18
comment Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
So you're saying (so far as you know) na4li3 (那里) is generally more common and should be preferred over the erhua-ized version, nar4 (那儿)?
Nov
18
comment Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
Now that I have read the whole thing, I can say for sure YES IT IS VERY HELPFUL. But, like, since I only know 那儿, I have no idea what 那里 is or sounds like, so I have to go look that up.
Nov
18
accepted Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
Nov
18
comment Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
Whoa.....thanks. Wow.
Nov
17
comment Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
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Nov
17
comment Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
Your final sentence in that comment, relating to suggested replacements, I totally didn't understand at all. I don't know those characters/words yet. Could you make your comment into an answer so I can accept it? And maybe explain that sentence like you're talking to a 5 year old?
Nov
17
asked Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
Nov
2
awarded  Commentator
Nov
2
comment When making j, x, and q consonant sounds, where in the mouth does the sound get created?
Is /i:/ equal to sh/j/ch in English? I thought /i:/ was the vowel part.
Nov
2
asked When making j, x, and q consonant sounds, where in the mouth does the sound get created?
Nov
2
comment Tips for pronouncing X vs SH in Mandarin?
This is such a clutch comment. So important to point out. I subconsciously suspected but hadn't really realized it til this comment.
Sep
24
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Aug
9
accepted Where does the 4th tone go on wan3shang (evening)?
Aug
9
asked Where does the 4th tone go on wan3shang (evening)?
Aug
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Aug
1
revised When do I need 的?
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Aug
1
comment When do I need 的?
So why did my friend tell me what I wrote is wrong? Is it just not idiomatic?