Chinese 101

Chinese stops distinguish aspirated and unaspirated, not voiceless and voiced as in English. So p, t, and k should be pronounced with a puff of air.



as in ball or spall



as in rats
ch 
as in chore

as in do or stew

as in fun

as in gang

as in her

as in jeer

as in king

as in lease

as in mow

as in none
ng 
as in sing

as in pit

as in cheap

as in genre or fair

as in sag
sh 
as in shoot

as in tongue

as in wing, but silent in wu

as in sheep

as in yet, but silent in yi, yu

as in red zebra
zh 
as in jungle

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