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Mandarin pinyin tunes
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retroflex tunes in Mandarin

chāo, cháo, chǎo, chào

first tune

chāo

exceed; surpass

chāo

Superman

超人

chāo rén

surpass; super-

chāo

human

rén

Chinese characters also pronunced chāo


second tune

cháo

nest

cháo

bird nest

鳥巢

niǎo cháo

bird

niǎo

nest

cháo

tide
moist; damp

cháo

tidewater; tidal water

潮水

cháo shuǐ

tide

cháo

water

shuǐ

wet; damp; humid

潮濕

cháo shī

moist; damp

cháo

wet

shī

Chinese characters also pronunced cháo


third tune

chǎo

noisy; quarrel

chǎo

clamour; noisy

吵鬧

chǎo nào

noisy; quarrel

chǎo

noisy; disturb

nào

stir-fry; pan-fry

chǎo

fried rice

炒飯

chǎo fàn

stir-fry

chǎo

cooked rice

fàn

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