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Re: OT: Mandarin help sought

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 31, 2006, 16:19
On 10/31/06, Eugene Oh <un.doing@...> wrote:
> The standard Mandarin would be [j&n.nan] -- as this isn't a very > common name, and as Mandarin names could be literally anything > bisyllabic, to know the correct tones would require knowing the > characters he uses in his name. It is, however, likely that both are > pronounced with a rising tone. > > (一直以来)把你的名字念错,真不好意思 > (ji_F.tS1_R.ji_L.laI_R.)pa_R.ni_L.d3.miN_R.tsM_F.nj&n_F.ts_hwO_F > tS3n_H.pu_F.hAo_L.ji_F.s1
Xiè•xie! I asked, and he said it's Yan4nan2. If I remember the tone numbering correctly, that would be Yànnán. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>