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Where to put the tone mark in pinyin

The simple rule is that it goes on the first match in this list: a; o; e; the last i or u. As to why this is the case, the tone mark should go on the sustained vowel sound. This is the reason of i and ...
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Where to put the tone mark in pinyin

when I was in primary school,My teacher always told us a mnemonic rhyme. “有a先找a,没a找o,e。i,u并列标在后。”
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Where to put the tone mark in pinyin

When a plain pronunciation connects to multiple words, the tone mark is to be placed on where the emphasis to be, which is the vowel that changes the sound/way of pronunciation. 手[shǒu] 受[shòu] 熟[...
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Where to put the tone mark in pinyin

You are close. It does go alphabetically, but the alphabet isn't the English one. Well, why should it follow the English alphabet anyway? If there are two or three vowel letters, the tone mark is ...
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