NOTE: When a word in the Practices is marked with an asterisk (*), it has not yet been give to you in the Useful Words and Phrases. In such cases, practice the pronunciation, but do not try to remember the meaning until the word is given to you as an item to be memorized.
A small stroke slanted to the right
( ́ ) stands for a high tone:
A small caret ( ̂ ) placed over a vowel stands for a falling tone:
A small stroke slanted to the left ( ̀ ) stands for a low tone