"Vowel" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 zhǔ yīn keynote / principal tone / tonic / vowel
 yùn mǔ medial and final of a Chinese syllable (excluding initial consonant and tone) / the rhyming part of a Chinese syllable / rhyme / vowel / character used in traditional phonetics to indicate value of rhyme / final sound / phoneme
 yuán yīn vowel
 mǔ yīn vowel
 yùn beautiful sound / appeal / charm / vowel / rhyme / in Chinese phonetics, the medial and final sound of a syllable (i.e. excluding the initial consonant)
 ya (particle equivalent to 啊 / after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)
 wa replaces 啊[a5] when following the vowel "u" or "ao"
 juǎn shé yuán yīn retroflex vowel (e.g. the final r of putonghua)
 bí yùn mǔ (of Chinese pronunciation) a vowel followed by a nasal consonant
 bì yuán yīn close vowel
 yuán yīn shī dú vowel devoicing
 zhōng shēng medial (i.e. middle vowel of a syllable in Asian phonetics)
 yuán yīn hé xié vowel harmony (in phonetics of Altaic languages)
 mǔ yīn tiáo hé vowel harmony (in phonetics)
 fù hé mǔ yīn diphthong / compound vowel
 yùn wěi the rhyming part of a syllable / in a Chinese syllable, the medial vowel plus final consonant (if any)
 yùn fù main vowel in diphthong
 yùn tóu leading vowel of diphthong
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