Mandarin Chinese
Tone Pairs
Two-syllable words can have 15 possible combinations of the four tones (the pair 3-3 is pronounced as 2-3, called tone sandhi). The table below shows all these pairs, colored by your accuracy—green is good, red is bad. Click a pair to practice.
1 2 3 4
1 ā ā ā á ā ǎ ā à
2 á ā á á á ǎ á à
3 ǎ ā ǎ á ǎ à
4 à ā à á à ǎ à à
Selected tone pair:
Percent correct:
HSK Vocabulary Practice
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Open-ended Practice
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