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雪白雪白 (1) xuě-bai-xuě-bái (such as 漂漂亮亮) (2) xuě-bái-xuě-bai

If ABB and AAB adjectives also have neutral tones, please let me know where tones should be.

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  • No, you should not use neutral tone in this word. Use the (2) version.
    – fefe
    Oct 30, 2017 at 0:58

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Not all words apply neutral tone.

雪白雪白: xuě-bái-xuě-bái

漂漂亮亮: piào piào liang liang

You see in 漂亮, 亮 is a neutral tone, while 白 is the second tone in 雪白.

Checking in dictionaries is a good way to make sure you apply neutral tone correctly.

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