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Blog posts February 2021

Chinese Pīnyīn and Zhùyīn Equivalent Sounds

Chinese Pīnyīn and Zhùyīn Equivalent Sounds

 

Chinese characters provide little indication toward how a Chinese word is pronounced in speech, as Chinese script is not a phonetic script. Two systems for transcribing Chinese Mandarin sounds on paper phonetically are pīnyīn and zhùyīn. Pīnyīn is…

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