Pinyin tone alphabet


Pinyin tone alphabet

Phonetic tone refers to the tone of Mandarin, usually called the sound of four, that is, Yin Ping (first sound), with “ˉ” said, such as lā; Yang Ping second sound, with ” Sound), with “” said, such as lǎ; go sound (fourth sound), with “‘”, such as; là.

Chinese name: Pinyin tone

The first sound: Yin Ping ˉ

Second sound: Yang Ping ‘

Third sound: on the sound

Fourth sound: go sound ‘

There is also a special tone in Chinese, called soft sound, sometimes called the fifth sound, not in Chinese Pinyin tone. Some scholars think that the “fifth sound” argument is not precise. Whispered though it can play a role in resolving the semantic meaning, but usually not included in the Chinese “four”, because the tone is the normal accent accent pitch form. On the pitch, there is only tone zone tone, tone and arch characteristics.

Each Chinese character consists of vowel and initial consonant to form a syllable. In the upper vowels should be marked tone, for convenience can also be omitted.

Hanyu Pinyin winning standard tone position rules are as follows:

If there are two finals (vowels) and the first vowel (vowel) is i, u, or u, the tone is marked on the second vowel (vowel). The rest of the tone should be marked on the first vowel (vowel) above.

Hanyu Pinyin program in tone is the use of symbolic mark:

The Hanyu Pinyin Scheme, adopted by the 60th Meeting of the Plenum of the State Council on November 1, 1957, and adopted by the Fifth Plenary Session of the First National People’s Congress on February 11, 1958, adopts the following symbols: Yin Ping (ˉ ), Yang Ping (‘), on the sound () to sound (‘), softly (not standard) approach. This method solves the difference between different Chinese characters in tone. For example, mā (yinping), hemp má (yangping), mǎ (sound), mà mà (mute), mɑ (softly without tone). Literacy has made a contribution to literacy. However, with the continuous development of information technology, it is not compatible with the computer keyboard. Enter a tonal symbol to toss for a while, it is not easy to use, affecting the continuous development of Chinese information.


Use numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 instead of tonal (ˉ), yangping (‘), soprano (), soprano A standard symbol.

Method of implementation:

(1) Use the number 1 instead of yin-ping (ˉ) symbol because yin-ping is the first sound. For example, Pinyin pīn yīn, according to this method is pin1 yin1.

Example word: acridine ah ah actinium marinated pinyin is “ā”. With this method, acridine ah actinium marinated pinyin is “a”.

Ai Ai Ai Ou Ai Ai Pinyin is “āi.” With this method, Ai Ai Ai Ai Ai’s pinyin is “ai1”.

(2) Use the number 2 instead of the yangping (‘) symbol because yangping is the second one.

Example word: endure cancer Ai pinyin is “ái”. With this method, endure cancer Ai pinyin is “ai2.”

(3) Use the number 3 instead of the upper sound () symbol because the upper sound is the third sound.

Example word: short Ai Ai Pinyin is “ǎi”. With this method, pin short ailing Ai pinyin is “ai3”.

(4) Use the number 4 instead of the strikethrough (‘) symbol because the strikethrough is the fourth tone.

Example word: Ai Ai Ai Ai Ai Ai pass 嗌 pinyin is “ài”. With this method, Ai Ai Ai Ai Ai ambiguai Ai Xiao Pinyin is “ai4”.

(5) Use the number 5 instead of the soft sound, because the soft sound is the fifth sound.

Example word: ah word pinyin is “ɑ”. With this method, the phonetic alphabet is “a5”. Pinyin it strike is “ba.” With this method, it spell phonetic alphabet is “ba5”.

(6) Description: According to the above implementation method, with digital adjustment, will always tone (number) marked in the syllable behind. For example: set up cheng2 li4

Hanyu Pinyin alphabet (with tone card)

ā á ǎ à

ō ó ǒ ò

ē é ě è

ī í ǐ ì

ū ú ǔ ù

ǖ ǘ ǚ ǜ

āi ái ǎi ài

ēi éi ěi èi

uī uí uǐ uì

āo áo ǎo ào

ōu óu ǒu òu

iū iú iǔ iù

iē ié iě iè

üē üé üě ǜè

ēr ér ěr èr

ān án ǎn àn

ēn én ěn èn

īn í n ǐn ìn

ūn ún ǔn ùn

ǖn ǘn ǚn ǜn

āng áng ǎng àng

ēng ãng ěng âng

īng íng ǐng ìng

ōng óng ǒng òng

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