"Tone" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 kǒu qì tone of voice / the way one speaks / manner of expression / tone
 yǔ qì tone / manner of speaking / mood / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shēng diào tone / note / a tone (on a Chinese syllable) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 yīn zhì tone / sound quality / timbre
 huà yīn one's speaking voice / tone / implication
 sè diào hue / tone
 yīn sè tone / timbre / sound color
 yīn diào pitch of voice (high or low) / pitch (of a musical note) / tone
 diào zi tune / melody / tuning / cadence / intonation / (speech) tone
 diào tou tone (of voice) / tune
 yuè yīn musical note / tone
 bǐ diào (of writing) tone / style
 yīn gāo pitch (music) / tone
 shēng sound / voice / tone / noise / reputation / classifier for sounds
 shēng qì voice / tone / information
 diào to transfer / to move (troops or cadres) / to investigate / to enquire into / accent / view / argument / key (in music) / mode (music) / tune / tone / melody
 yīn sound / noise / note (of musical scale) / tone / news / syllable / reading (phonetic value of a character)
 diào mén melody / pitch or key (music) / tone / style / point of view
 yī shēng first tone in Mandarin (high, level tone)
 cǎi líng caller ring-back tone (CRBT) / ring-back tone (RBT)
 qīng shēng quietly / softly / neutral tone / light stress
 qíng diào sentiment / tone and mood / taste
 liú lù to reveal (indirectly, implicitly) / to show (interest, contempt etc) by means of one's actions, tone of voice etc
 kǒu wěn tone of voice / connotation in intonation / accent (regional etc) / snout / muzzle / lips / protruding portion of an animal's face
 sōng dòng loose / slack / (fig.) to soften (policies, tone of voice) / to give some slack / (of a place) not crowded
 kǒu fēng meaning behind the words / what sb really means to say / one's intentions as revealed in one's words / tone of speech
 xiào fēng the tone of a school / campus atmosphere
 zhǔ yīn keynote / principal tone / tonic / vowel
 yīn yùn music / rhyme and rhythm / initial, 音[yin1], and final and tone, 韻|韵[yun4], of a Chinese character / phoneme
 sì shēng the four tones of Middle Chinese: level tone 平聲|平声, rising tone 上聲|上声, departing tone 去聲|去声 / and entering tone 入聲|入声 / the four tones of Modern Standard Mandarin
 biàn diào tone sandhi / modified tone / (music) to change key / modulation
 yáng píng evenly rising tone, the second tone of putonghua
 yī chuí dìng yīn lit. to fix the tone with a single hammer blow / fig. to make the final decision
 píng shēng level or even tone / first and second tones in modern Mandarin
 huà chá tone of voice / topic / subject under discussion
 qù shēng falling tone / fourth tone in modern Mandarin
 chún yīn pure tone
 rù shēng entering tone / checked tone / one of the four tones of Middle Chinese
 shǎng shēng falling and rising tone / third tone in modern Mandarin
 yīn píng high and level tone, the first tone of putonghua
 huí líng yīn ringback tone
 shēng diào rising tone (phonetics, e.g. on a question in English)
 fǎn qiè traditional system expressing the phonetic value of a Chinese character using two other characters, the first for the initial consonant, the second for the rhyme and tone
 jī yīn fundamental tone
 lu:3 pitchpipe, pitch standard, one of the twelve semitones in the traditional tone system
 cuò obstructed / to fail / to oppress / to repress / to lower the tone / to bend back / to dampen
 lei sentence-final particle similar to 了[le5], but carrying a tone of approval
 dìng diào to set the tone
 lián xù biàn diào tone sandhi
 shēng diào lún kuò tone contour
 tóng diào same tone / in agreement with / homology (invariant of a topological space in math.)
 èr shēng second tone
 wǔ yīn bù quán tone deaf / unable to sing in tune
 zè shēng oblique tone / nonlevel tone / uneven tone (the third tone of Classical Chinese)
 cù shēng same as 入聲|入声[ru4 sheng1] / entering tone
 quán dù yīn whole tone (musical interval)
 quán yīn whole tone (musical interval)
 fǎn wèn yǔ qì tone of one's voice when asking a rhetorical question
 kǒu fēng manner of speech / tone of voice
 kū qiāng sobbing tone / sob / dirge / opera tune portraying mourning
 zì diào tone of a character
 dìng diào zi to set the tone
 dài diào to have a tone mark
 yā píng shēng yùn to restrict to even tone (i.e. final rhyming syllable must be classical first or second tone 平聲|平声)
 àn jiàn yīn keypad tone / key tone
 bō hào yīn dial tone
 nuǎn diào warm tone / warm color
 biāo zhǔn yīn standard pronunciation / standard tone (e.g. A = 440 Hz)
 dì yī shēng first tone in Mandarin / high, level tone
 dì sān shēng third tone in Mandarin / falling-rising tone
 dì èr shēng second tone in Mandarin / rising tone
 dì sì shēng fourth tone in Mandarin / falling tone
 diào hào tone mark on a Chinese syllable (i.e. accents on ā / á / ǎ / à) / (music) key signature
 yīn píng shēng high and level tone, the first tone of putonghua
 yáng píng shēng evenly rising tone, the second tone of putonghua
 yùn diào rhyme and tone / intonation
 dí mó membrane which covers a hole in a flute and produces a buzzing tone
 mó kǒng hole in the body of a musical instrument, covered with a membrane which produces a buzzing tone
 yīn chī tone deaf
线 shēng xiàn tone of voice / timbre
 lái diàn dá líng (Tw) ringback tone (heard by the originator of a telephone call)
 Zhōng yì Yǔ tōng Global Tone Communication Technology Co., Ltd (GTCOM), Chinese big data and AI company
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