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Asked 97 months ago by quinntree  


HI There appears to be an error with one of the flash cards.

Wei 4th tone 喂  So while this is considered a 4th tone word often used as a phone greeting. The issue is that it is teaching you an incorrect tone because the correct tone used with this word when answering the phone is 2nd Tone. Not 4th

  
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You are right the normal pronunciation of wei is in the 4th tone (meaning Hello!). As already included in the translation in the on-line dictionary  the tone changes when using it in answering the phone.


[interj] Hello! (if used for answering the phone it is pronounced in 2nd tone)
Answered 97 months ago by klaus