Example phrase in chinese No.771

1st tone   1st tone
参加
cānjiā
1st tone   2nd tone   2nd tone
中国人
zhōngguórén
no tone
de
1st tone   3rd tone
婚礼
hūnlǐ
3rd tone
gěi
1st tone
sān
3rd tone
bǎi
4th tone
kuài
2nd tone
qián
4th tone   3rd tone
或者
huòzhě
4th tone
3rd tone
bǎi
4th tone
kuài
2nd tone
qián
no tone
de
2nd tone   1st tone
红包
hóngbāo
3rd tone
hěn
4th tone
2nd tone   4th toneno tone
合适。
héshì。
When you participate in a chinese wedding, it is not appropriate to offer a red envelope (money gift) with 300 or 400 RMB. (3 sounds like seperation, 4 like death)
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       参加
cānjiā
join
take part in
中国人
zhōngguórén
chinese person
      
de
particle
       婚礼
hūnlǐ
wedding ceremony
      
gěi
give
for
      
sān
three
      
bǎi
hundred
      
kuài
piece
chunk
measure word for piece / chunk
measure word for RMB
      
qián
money
cash
       或者
huòzhě
or (not in questions)
      

four
      
bǎi
hundred
      
kuài
piece
chunk
measure word for piece / chunk
measure word for RMB
      
qián
money
cash
      
de
particle
       红包
hóngbāo
red envelope with money
      
hěn
very
very much
quite
      

no
not
un-
won't
       合适
héshì
appropriate

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