There are a few cases in Chinese where you have to change the pronunciation of a certain character.
There are three main tone change rules in Chinese YOU MUST KNOW!! These are…
不 usually pronouns as “bù.” But it can change to “bú” when it follows by a 4th tone word.
一 pronouns as “yī.” But it can change to “yí” or “yì.”
And if you see two third tone in a row, the pronunciation of the first word will change to the second tone.
See infographic for more detail!
Chinese Simplified Version
The change in the tone of the words “yi (一)” and “bu (不)” – MANDARINWOW
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