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Conversion to Japanese pronunciation

It's great that you noticed these patterns as a language learner! It's absolutely true that there are systematic correspondences between Japanese onyomi and Mandarin and sino-Korean pronunciations. ...
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Who has the final say to what a Chinese character is pronounced in Mandarin?

At home, your parents and the local folks have the final say on pronouncing a certain word. At school, your national language teacher, who follows the standards set by the central government's ...
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Should the second character in 回来了 be pronounced with second or fourth tone?

The intonation of Chinese characters has basically been fixed by dictionaries or other officially defined textbooks, and multiple pronunciations and applicable situations of the same Chinese character ...
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