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Tone Change Rule: Yi '一'
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ID: 1248 Elementary
Have the Chinese tones been giving you headaches? In today's handy Chinese lesson, you'll learn the ups and downs of the first tone. Learn how to transition between the first tone and all the rest in this useful Mandarin podcast.
Tue Sep 15 2009 | Jenny, John
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(yi1 xia4 = yi2 xia4) briefly / 'for a sec'
(yi1 wan4 = yi2 wan4) ten thousand
(yi1 ci4 = yi2 ci4) once
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