PinYin Final - a

How to pronounce a in Mandarin Chinese Pinyin

Similar English Phoneme: Like "a" in "ask" and "after".

The airflow is unimpeded when pronouncing finals. That is keeping the shape of mouth when pronouncing.

The pronunciation of a final is longer.

Pronunciation of final a with tones

The tone (intonation) is marked on the final.

ā á ǎ à