Esina

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From :   Esina Barber

Date : 2007-11-22 / 09:08PM

liǎng wèi měi lì de nǚ shì. How do pronounce the liǎng?

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managerchloe

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 Miss. Tones bennysland.com 
2007-11-22 / 10:53PM

Esina, it pronounced like “lionel”.

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Esina

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 Esina Barber btinternet.com 
2007-11-24 / 05:31PM

What tone is ǚ? I thought that there were only 4 tones!

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managerchloe

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 Miss. Tones bennysland.com 
2007-11-25 / 11:55AM

ü is actually v. The two dots on top is not tone. Since there is no ü on the keyborad, so we use v to replace it.

For example:

“lv xing” (travelling) is actually “lü xing”.

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