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Pronunciation of èr

Jeanne--18 October 29, 2014, 3:32 am
I was looking at another site for learning Mandarin and they pronounced èr (two) as in the word "earth." In Rocket Chinese and other places it sounds more like "are." Is èr pronounced differently in different parts of China or in other Chinese-speaking countries?
Pronunciation of èr
Robert-C7 October 29, 2014, 2:39 pm
All of the courses I have studies pronounce èr (二) like "are" with the falling tone. The other pronunciation must be a regional pronunciation, like maybe Shanghai.
Pronunciation of èr
Jeanne--18 October 29, 2014, 4:48 pm
Thank you, Robert. You are always so helpful. I looked at your Quizlet lists, too. I'm so glad you told me about that website.
Pronunciation of èr

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