Wk 3-1 Chinese sounds and syllable structure(2)

Wk 3-1 Chinese sounds and syllable structure(2)

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Unformatted text preview: one phoneme You can omit the two dot of ü when it follows j/q/x, why? However, we don’t group j/q/x with the other three sets of sounds as a phoneme, why? Spelling Rules 1: ‘ü’ When “ü” is preceded by ‘j,q,x (y)’, drop the umlaut (two dots). This means (1) although ‘ü’ is written as ‘u’ after ‘j,q,x,y’, it is still pronounced as ‘ü’, not the sound of ‘u’ (2) written “ü” is only used after ‘l,n’ Because: ‘ü’ cannot follow any initials Yu Yue Yuan yun ju qu xu yu jue que xue yue ü u jun ------zhun qun -----chun xun -----shun Juan ----zhuan Quan ----chuan Pinyin Spelling Rules (2) ‘y’ and ‘w’ (1-a)If there is no initial consonant before ‘i’ and ‘ü’ write “y” as the initials (for ‘i~’ sounds, ‘i’ is written as y) (for ‘ü’ sounds, add a ‘y’ and d...
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