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The Neutral Tone

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ID: 0788 Newbie
Oft over looked due to its timid tone and quiet presence, this Mandarin Chinese tone is anything but passive. In this podcast, we visit the sometimes forgotten and difficult to define tone that makes love, not war... impartially takes no sides and conscientiously objects to raising its voice. Its only flaw is perhaps a slight tendency toward wimpiness, but hey it'll never get in your face... the neutral tone.
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爸爸 bàba father
妈妈 māma mom
孩子 háizi child
我们 wǒmen we
bàba 、māma 、háizi
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wǒmen 、nǐmen 、tāmen
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