Traditional and classic Chinese calligraphic symbols, words, idioms and proverbs for your art design. Created by Andres Leo since 2001.

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Index of Chinese Phrases and Vocabulary
with mp3 audio pronunciations and related video instruction lesson

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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xū, xú, xǔ, xù

first tune

want; require

must; ought to

weak; feeble
empty; void; hollow


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second tune

slowly; gently; calmly

third tune

allow; approve
permit; promise

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fourth tune

order; sequence

join; connect

rising sun

save; reserve

describe; narrate

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