- Also known as: 3rd tone and 第三声 (dì-sān shēng).
One of the four tones of Mandarin Chinese, this is the low tone, which sometimes dips prominently.
Sources and further reading
- Wikipedia: Standard Chinese phonology: Tones
- Sinosplice: The 3-2 Tone Swap Error
- Hacking Chinese: Learning the third tone in Chinese