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June 9, 2018



I've learned that a 4th tone followed by another one changed to a 2nd tone. But in duolingo i almost only see this with 不. Is the tone of other 4th tone characters not being changed or is that a flaw of duolingo? 大概 are both pronounced with a falling tone here.


As a native, 大概 is indeed pronounced with both 4th tones.


I think you mistook the 4th tone for the 3rd tone - that's the tone that always undergoes such change, whereas others only get changed in some special cases like the one you mentioned

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