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Postby raoul2 » 2016-10-26, 18:21

Do you know if tonal samdhi (3 becomes 2 before 3) is applied when reading classical chinese aloud?

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Re: Wenyan

Postby OldBoring » 2016-10-30, 5:17

Yes, as people usually read Classical Chinese with modern Mandarin pronunciation.

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Re: Wenyan

Postby vijayjohn » 2017-01-28, 19:23

OldBoring wrote:Yes, as people usually read Classical Chinese with modern Mandarin pronunciation.

Don't people read it using the pronunciation from other modern dialects/language varieties anymore? Or is this becoming more rare due to those language varieties dying out?


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