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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zū, zú, zǔ, zù

first tune

rent; lease

second tune

foot; leg
enough; adequate

tribe; clan
race of people

die; finish
soldier; servant

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third tune

ancestor; forebear

block; hinder; obstruct

group; team

assemble; combination


zǔ hé

organize; team


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