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Tone Changes and Pinyin


#1

Do they write the appropriate tone changes in pinyin when they occur?


#2

Tone changes are spoken rules only. They should not be written out in Pinyin. You can watch our new video series Say it Right to learn more about this, or click this article to read about tone sandhi.

http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/mandarin-tone-sandhi.php

By convention, most dictionaries only show the unmodified tone.