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和 read huo has four pronunciations: huō huó huò huo Liang’an defines neutral huo as: 形容某種使人感到舒適的狀態。 and gives the following example words: 暖和 熱和 軟和。 The definitions of the other pronunciations of huo certainly don’t fit. Why? Well because: huō can only be found in the word 傻傻和和 which means stupid. huó basically only means: to mix with ...


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不↖️ 一↗️ 定↖️ the symbol indicates four tones in Mandarin. If you have any problems with the four tones, just ask me in comment.


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Yes, 4-2-4 is correct. According to the sandhi rule of 一 在四声前边要读二声 i.e. 一 should be pronounced in the 2nd tone before the 4th tone. And the sandhi rule of 不 “不”在一二三声前面不变调,读四声 i.e. 不 doesn't change the tone (the 4th tone) before the 1st/2nd/3rd tone. BTW: 2-2-4 sounds weird to me. Reference: 一字与不字的变调问题


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