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Learn chinese - Lesson 2 - Introduction to Mandarin Chinese Course, part II
Tones
 

There are 4 basic tones and one so-called "neutral tone" in Chinese language. All tones are marked over the more openned vowel: a before i: chē, piào.

 

tone

egzample

symbol

characteristic

1

mā 妈

On one level, singing

2

má 麻

rising, like in a question

3

mă 马

\/

rising-falling, Starts low, dips to the bottom, then rises to the top

4

mà 骂

\

falling, like when shouting

neutralny

ma 吗

.

Very short, without any accent

 

Dialog 1
 

ania_80  安娜:你好!

bide_82  彼得:你好!

ania_80  安娜:再见彼得!

bide_82  彼得:再见安娜!

 

ania_80  Anna: Ni hao!

bide_82  Bide: Ni hao!

ania_80  Anna: Zaijian Bide!

bide_82  Bide: Zaijian Anna!

 

ania_80  Anna: Hello!

bide_82  Peter: Hello!

ania_80  Anna: See you Peter!

bide_82  Piotr: See you Anna!

New words: 生词
 

安娜         Anna           Anna

彼得         Bide            Peter

你             nĭ you         (pro.)

好             hăo             good (adj.)

你好         níhăo          hello

再             zài               again (adv.)

见             jiàn             see (v.)

再见         zàijiàn        See you, Goodbye

Chinese characters

 1_500

ni - you

 2_500

hao - good

3_500

zai - again

4_500

jian - to see

5_500

bi - character of the name Peter

6_500

de - character of the name Peter

zn_500_01

an - character of the name Ann

7_500

na  - character of the name Anne