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The following video demonstrates each syllable of the pinyin structure
and the exercise of pinyin/zhuyin with basic Chinese 4-tune pronunciation

Mandarin pinyin tunes
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retroflex tunes in Mandarin

shōu, shóu, shǒu, shòu

first tune

shōu

accept; receive
gather; collect

shōu


second tune

shóu

cooked
practiced; skilled
familiar; very familiar

shóu


third tune

shǒu

hand

shǒu

expert; skilled hand
top gun; master-hand

高手

gāo shǒu

high

gāo

hand

shǒu

guard; defend

shǒu

head; leader; chief
first; highest

shǒu


fourth tune

shòu

accept; receive

shòu

Sell; For Sale (sign)

shòu

longevity; long life

shòu

beast; animal

shòu

slim; thin; slander
lean (meat)

shòu

Chinese characters also pronunced shòu

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