汉语中的变调规则 Tone Sandhi Rules in Chinese
(Learn Mandarin Tone Changes)
1. 汉字“一”的变调 1. The tone sandhi of the Chinese character “一”
规则#1：当单念或在词组末尾时，“一”字念原调(第1声)。 Rule #1: When pronounced alone or at the end of a phrase, “一” is pronounced in the original tone (first tone).
例词：一；第一；专一。 yī, èr, sān; dì yī; zhuān yī. Examples: one; first; concentrated.
规则#2：在第4声的汉字前，“一”字变为第2声。 Rule #2: Before the Chinese character in the 4th tone, the character “一” becomes the 2nd tone.
例词：一定；一次。 yí dìng; yí cì. Examples: certainly; once.[全文 Read More…]
sì shēng diào xué hàn yǔ, 四声调学汉语, Learn Chinese with Four Tones。
bā, 八, eight。
bá, 拔, pull。
bǎ, 把, put。
bà, 爸, dad。
Tones play a very important role not only in modern Chinese, but also in ancient Chinese. There are many different kinds of tones in ancient Chinese. The so-called “four tones” in traditional Chinese phonology are divided into four types of tones: “ping”, “shang”, “go”, and “ent”. This situation has existed at least before the fifth century.[全文 Read More…]