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Basic finals

posted 22 Apr 2016, 09:00 by Yolanda Luo   [ updated 11 Jun 2016, 11:46 ]

From one of our previous blogs, you have known about the finals.

There are six basic finals in Pinyin. They are a, o, e, i, u, ü. The table below is going to show you the similar sound in English of five of the basic finals.

Mandarin Chinese language finals and the equivalent sound in English

ü is very special, because when you pronounce it, it seems that you are going to say “i” sound but with your lips round.

Listen to the sounds of this section by clicking the button below:

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