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sound / news
       

y

i

n

sound, noise, news


explode / burst

sound / news
       

b

a

o

y

i

n

sonic boom


nose

sound / news
       

b

i

y

i

n

nasal sound


edge / side

sound / news
       

b

i

a

n

y

i

n

lateral (sound)


table / outside

sound / news
       

b

i

a

o

y

i

n

phonetic; phonological; transcription


broadcast / sow / seed

sound / news
       

b

o

y

i

n

transmit, broadcast


wave / ripples

sound / news
       

B

o

y

i

n

Boeing (Aircraft), mordent


rub / sweep

sound / news
       

c

a

y

i

n

fricative


tooth

sound / news
       

c

h

i

y

i

n

dental consonant


pure / simple

sound / news
       

c

h

u

n

y

i

n

pure tone


electricity

sound / news
       

d

i

a

n

y

i

n

electronic music (genre)


low / droop

sound / news
       

d

i

y

i

n

bass


to read / read aloud

sound / news
       

d

u

y

i

n

pronunciation


float / flood

sound / news
       

f

a

n

y

i

n

overtone


send out / dispatch

sound / news
       

f

a

y

i

n

pronounce, pronunciation


assist / supplement

sound / news
       

f

u

y

i

n

consonant


good fortune

sound / news
       

f

u

y

i

n

gospel


slippery / smooth

sound / news
       

h

u

a

y

i

n

glissando


modern / now

sound / news
       

j

i

n

y

i

n

modern (i.e. not ancient) pronunciation of a Chinese character


mouth / opening

sound / news
       

k

o

u

y

i

n

accent


write down / record

sound / news
       

l

u

y

i

n

(sound) recording


mother / origin

sound / news
       

m

u

y

i

n

vowel


join / mate / deserve

sound / news
       

p

e

i

y

i

n

dubbing (filmmaking)


put together

sound / news
       

p

i

n

y

i

n

pinyin (Chinese romanization)


throat / voice

sound / news
       

s

a

n

g

y

i

n

(n) voice


sound / voice

sound / news
       

s

h

e

n

g

y

i

n

voice, sound


head

sound / news
       

s

h

o

u

y

i

n

onset


tail / end / remnant

sound / news
       

w

e

i

y

i

n

(ling.) rhyme, rime


make sound / loud

sound / news
       

x

i

a

n

g

y

i

n

sonorant


inhale / breathe in

sound / news
       

x

i

y

i

n

sound-absorbing


sound / news

fork
       

y

i

n

c

h

a

tuning fork


sound / news

rule / procedure
       

y

i

n

c

h

e

n

g

interval (music)


sound / news

transfer / move
       

y

i

n

d

i

a

o

tone


sound / news

tally / symbol
       

y

i

n

f

u

note


sound / news

high / tall
       

y

i

n

g

a

o

pitch (music)


sound / news

stairs / rank
       

y

i

n

j

i

e

musical scale


sound / news

knot / festival
       

y

i

n

j

i

e

syllable


sound / news

color
       

y

i

n

s

e

timber (music)


sound / news

white / simple
       

y

i

n

s

u

phoneme


sound / news

speed / velocity
       

y

i

n

s

u

speed of sound


sound / news

place / location
       

y

i

n

w

e

i

phoneme


sound / news

make sound / loud
       

y

i

n

x

i

a

n

g

(n) acoustics; sound field (i.e in a room or theater), (n) speakers (electric)


sound / news

effect / imitate
       

y

i

n

x

i

a

o

sound effect


sound / news

letter / mail / trust
       

y

i

n

x

i

n

message


sound / news

translate / interpret
       

y

i

n

y

i

transcription (linguistics)


sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

y

i

n

y

u

music


sound / news

nature / character
       

y

i

n

z

h

i

(n) timber


language / speak

sound / news
       

y

u

y

i

n

voice


Chinese money / first

sound / news
       

y

u

a

n

y

i

n

vowel


chirp (of birds, etc.)

sound / news
       

z

a

o

y

i

n

rumble, noise, static


weight / serious

sound / news
       

z

h

o

n

g

y

i

n

accent, stress


 

sound / news
       

z

i

y

i

n

consonant


half / semi

Chinese money / first

sound / news
       

b

a

n

y

u

a

n

y

i

n

semivowel


to shut / close

sound / news

knot / festival
       

b

i

y

i

n

j

i

e

closed syllable


to shut / close

Chinese money / first

sound / news
       

b

i

y

u

a

n

y

i

n

close vowel


exceed / go beyond

sound / news

wave / ripples
       

c

h

a

o

y

i

n

b

o

ultrasound, ultrasonic wave


exceed / go beyond

sound / news

speed / velocity
       

c

h

a

o

y

i

n

s

u

supersonic


bill / list / single

sound / news

word / term
       

d

a

n

y

i

n

c

i

monosyllabic word


to decide / fix / calm

sound / news

drum / strike
       

d

i

n

g

y

i

n

g

u

timpani


look at / watch

sound / news

village / rural area
       

G

u

a

n

y

i

n

x

i

a

n

g

(N) Kuanyin (village in Taiwan)


(a surname)

white / simple

sound / news
       

H

a

n

S

u

y

i

n

Han Suyin


larynx / throat

rub / sweep

sound / news
       

h

o

u

c

a

y

i

n

guttural fricative


larynx / throat

squeeze in

sound / news
       

h

o

u

s

e

y

i

n

glottal stop


calm / quiet

sound / news

machine / occasion
       

j

i

n

g

y

i

n

j

i

active noise control


expand / enlarge

sound / news

utensil / organ
       

k

u

o

y

i

n

q

i

megaphone, microphone


write down / record

sound / news

belt / zone / take
       

l

u

y

i

n

d

a

i

audio tape


write down / record

sound / news

machine / occasion
       

l

u

y

i

n

j

i

(tape) recording machine, tape recorder


male / man / son

low / droop

sound / news
       

n

a

n

d

i

y

i

n

bass (musical term)


male / man / son

high / tall

sound / news
       

n

a

n

g

a

o

y

i

n

tenor


male / man / son

center / middle

sound / news
       

n

a

n

z

h

o

n

g

y

i

n

baritone


female / woman

high / tall

sound / news
       

n

u

g

a

o

y

i

n

soprano


light / gently

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

q

i

n

g

y

i

n

y

u

light music


head

tail / end / remnant

sound / news
       

s

h

o

u

w

e

i

y

i

n

onset and rime


to receive

sound / news

machine / occasion
       

s

h

o

u

y

i

n

j

i

radio


twin / both / two

sound / news

knot / festival
       

s

h

u

a

n

g

y

i

n

j

i

e

bisyllable


iron / weapons

look at / watch

sound / news
       

T

i

e

g

u

a

n

y

i

n

Tieguanyin tea


disappear / remove

sound / news

utensil / organ
       

x

i

a

o

y

i

n

q

i

muffler


sound / news

happy / cheerful

assemble / meeting
       

y

i

n

y

u

e

h

concert


sound / news

happy / cheerful

family / household
       

y

i

n

y

u

e

j

musician


sound / news

happy / cheerful

to learn / study
       

y

i

n

y

u

e

x

musicology


language / speak

sound / news

to learn / study
       

y

u

y

i

n

x

u

e

phonetics


8 / eight

cent / minute / divide

sound / news

tally / symbol
       

b

a

f

e

n

y

i

n

f

u

quaver, eighth note


ancient

standard / law

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

g

u

d

i

a

n

y

i

n

y

u

classical music


look at / watch

sound / news

 

(surname)
       

G

u

a

n

y

i

n

P

u

s

a

Guanyin Bodhisattva, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva


Han (dynasty)

language / speak

put together

sound / news
       

h

a

n

y

u

p

i

n

y

i

n

Hanyu pinyin


close / shut / join

turn into / succeed

language / speak

sound / news
       

h

e

c

h

e

n

g

y

u

y

i

n

assembled phonology


can / approve

to read / read aloud

sound / news

disposition
       

k

e

d

u

y

i

n

x

i

n

g

pronounceability


to flow / wandering

row / line / profession

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

l

i

u

x

i

n

g

y

i

n

y

u

popular music


road / way / path

add / plus

good fortune

sound / news
       

l

u

j

i

a

f

u

y

i

n

Gospel According to Luke


horse

can / approve

good fortune

sound / news
       

M

a

k

e

f

u

y

i

n

Gospel According to Mark


horse

too / excessively

good fortune

sound / news
       

M

a

t

a

i

F

u

y

i

n

Gospel According to Matthew


beautiful

country

? / this / leave

sound / news
       

m

e

i

g

u

o

z

h

i

y

i

n

Voice of America radio


the people

between / among

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

m

i

n

j

i

a

n

y

i

n

y

u

folk music


put together

sound / news

stairs / rank

section
       

p

i

n

y

i

n

j

i

e

d

u

a

n

alphabetic stage


put together

sound / news

character / script

word / character
       

p

i

n

y

i

n

w

e

n

z

i

alphabet


heat / hot

entrance / door / gate

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

r

e

m

e

n

y

i

n

y

u

popular or hot music


current / existing

take place of / era

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

x

i

a

n

d

a

i

y

i

n

y

u

modern music, contemporary music


seal / chop / to print

degree / limit

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

Y

i

n

d

u

y

i

n

y

u

Bhangra, Indian music (music genre)


sound / news

tally / symbol

time

value / worth
       

y

i

n

f

u

s

h

i

z

h

i

note value


sound / news

frequently

establish

be equipped with / have
       

y

i

n

p

i

n

s

h

e

b

e

i

sound card; audio card (computer)


sound / news

make sound / loud

effect / imitate

fruit / result
       

y

i

n

x

i

a

n

g

x

i

a

o

g

u

o

(n) sound effects


sound / news

happy / cheerful

used up / light / glory

small dish
       

y

i

n

y

u

e

g

u

a

n

g

d

music CD


language / speak

sound / news

close / shut / join

turn into / succeed
       

y

u

y

i

n

h

e

c

h

e

n

g

speech synthesis


language / speak

sound / news

skill / ability

ingenious / coincidentally
       

y

u

y

i

n

j

i

q

i

a

o

phonological skill


language / speak

sound / news

know

do not / leave
       

y

u

y

i

n

s

h

i

b

i

e

speech recognition


language / speak

sound / news

letter / mail / trust

name / number
       

y

u

y

i

n

x

i

n

h

a

o

voice signal


language / speak

sound / news

meaning / wish

know
       

y

u

y

i

n

y

i

s

h

i

phonetic awareness


Chinese money / first

sound / news

lose / mishap

to read / read aloud
       

y

u

a

n

y

i

n

s

h

i

d

u

vowel devoicing


arrange / invite

writing brush

good fortune

sound / news
       

y

u

e

h

a

n

f

u

y

i

n

Gospel According to John


center / middle

country

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

Z

h

o

n

g

g

u

o

y

i

n

y

u

music of China


pour / annotate

sound / news

tally / symbol

name / number
       

z

h

u

y

i

n

f

u

h

a

o

a phonetic notation for Chinese aka bopomofo


look at / watch

lifetime / era

sound / news

 

(surname)
       

G

u

a

n

s

h

i

y

i

n

P

u

s

a

Guanyin Bodhisattva, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva


new / fresh

discipline / era

Chinese money / first

sound / news

happy / cheerful
       

x

i

n

j

i

y

u

a

n

y

i

n

y

u

New Age music (music genre)


inferior

sound / news

knot / festival

bill / list / single

place / location
       

y

a

y

i

n

j

i

e

d

a

n

w

e

i

sub-syllabic unit


language / speak

sound / news

lose / mishap

language / speak

 
       

y

u

y

i

n

s

h

i

y

u

z

h

e

n

g

phonetic aphasia


brief / lack / fault

time

language / speak

sound / news

remember / record

recall / recollect
       

d

u

a

n

s

h

i

y

u

y

i

n

j

i

y

i

short-term phonological memory


assist / supplement

sound / news

explain

put / place / set free

time

between / among
       

f

u

y

i

n

s

h

i

f

a

n

g

s

h

i

j

i

a

n

voice onset time


emperor

family / household

sound / news

happy / cheerful

to learn / study

courtyard
       

H

u

a

n

g

j

i

a

y

i

n

y

u

e

X

u

e

y

Royal Conservatory of Music


up / higher

sea / ocean

sound / news

happy / cheerful

to learn / study

courtyard
       

S

h

a

n

g

h

a

i

Y

i

n

y

u

e

X

u

e

y

Shanghai Conservatory of Music


language / speak

sound / news

open up / through

interrogate / message

open up / through

path / way / say
       

y

u

y

i

n

t

o

n

g

x

u

n

t

o

n

g

d

a

o

voice (communications) channel


center / middle

plead / finish

sound / news

happy / cheerful

to learn / study

courtyard
       

Z

h

o

n

g

y

a

n

g

Y

i

n

y

u

e

X

u

e

y

Central Conservatory of Music


do obeisance

 

he or she

special / especially

sound / news

happy / cheerful

knot / festival
       

B

a

i

l

u

o

y

i

t

e

y

i

n

y

u

e

j

Bayreuth Festival


valley

song / sing

put together

sound / news

transport

enter / join

law / method
       

G

u

g

e

p

i

n

y

i

n

s

h

u

r

u

f

a

Google Pinyin


front / before

word / term

standard / law

language / speak

sound / news

add / plus

work / worker / skill
       

q

i

a

n

c

i

d

i

a

n

y

u

y

i

n

j

i

a

g

o

n

g

prelexical phonology


front / before

word / term

converge / collection

language / speak

sound / news

add / plus

work / worker / skill
       

q

i

a

n

c

i

h

u

i

y

u

y

i

n

j

i

a

g

o

n

g

pre-lexical phonological processing


number / count

place / location

sound / news

interrogate / message

broadcast / sow / seed

put / place / set free

utensil / organ
       

s

h

u

w

e

i

y

i

n

x

u

n

b

o

f

a

n

g

q

i

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