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How is this city's name pronounced?

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How is this city's name pronounced?

Can someone please explain how Xi'an is pronounced?

Thanks

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1. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

x = to sh sound so the city is pronounced SHE'an - its a great city to visit. hope this helps

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2. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

Hello:

What our local people call this city xi'an ( Xi an western peace city )

Hope this can help you.

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3. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

Go to google translate. Use translate from english to chinese. Enter Xi'An in the english box. Under the Chinese translation there will be a small speaker. Just hit it and you can hear it pronounced.

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4. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

The 'X' represents a sound that we don't have in English but which is similar to 'sh' in English. The approximate pronunciation in English is 'shee ahn'. Note that in Chinese, the tone of each syllable affects its meaning, so you should try to pronounce each of those syllables with a high, level tone, almost like you are singing both syllables on the same, somewhat high note (but within the range of your normal spoken voice).

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5. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

Thank you all! It's seemed like a small thing I guess really but wanted to understand it.

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6. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

Wo pronounce in chinese pinyin:xi(west)an(peace)

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7. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

No correct discription how x is pronounced. Sh isn't correct. Sorry.

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8. Re: How is this city's name pronounced?

Thank you picking up the question .There is need to disscus this problem .I will answer it as soon as possible .

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