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Pinyin Lesson 5 – Initials: j q x

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Chinese Pinyin Initials: j q x

Today in our Pinyin video lesson, we will talk about the three Chinese Pinyin Initials j q x. This group might need some extra attention than other groups. Let’s watch this video, practice and tackle all of them one by one.

LESSON INFO


KEYWORDS

  • Chinese Pinyin Initials
    • j
    • q
    • x

LESSON NOTES


Chinese Pinyin Initials: j q x

Chines Initials jq x are called “Palatals”. This means in order to pronounce them you need to involve your hard palate, which is the roof of your mouth.

j

q

x

 

Pinyin Spelling Rules with j q x

j q x cannot be put before "u" to make syllables, but they can be put before "ü". When j q x are used before "ü", we don't write the two dots of "ü", and write "u" instead.

j - (ü) -> ju

q - (ü) -> qu

x - (ü) -> xu

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