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A Glossary of Common Cantonese Colloquial Expressions

by Simon So

  • 187 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by The Chinese University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bilingual dictionaries,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Conversation and phrase books,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Cantonese,
  • English,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • General,
  • Chinese,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Study & Teaching,
  • Chinese Language,
  • Cantonese dialects,
  • Foreign speakers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9159974M
    ISBN 109622019757
    ISBN 109789622019751

    This book of Cantonese idioms is a pragmatic reference guide to everyday Cantonese conversation in Hong Kong. It will help users understand speakers’ idiomatic meanings, since people do not always use the literal meaning of words in communication with others. Instead people often use metaphors and figurative language to express themselves. Glossary of Common Chinese Slangs, Gaming and ACGN Terms. It is a slang way to describe things that didn’t end. E.g. a web novel that the author dropped could be described as太监了 A Cantonese saying which basically means to concentrate/focus.

    well. These are located at the end of the regular slang dictionary under a separate heading. Many of these slang terms were taken from a book. entitled “Writing for the th. Century: A Writers Guide for all things Victorian”. It is filled with wonderful information regarding slang terms and other wonderful details of th. century life. Addeddate Identifier ColloquialCantonese Identifier-ark ark://t4qk1cx9n Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi .

    Common Phrases. Click on any Chinese phrase with a beige background to hear it pronounced. what's up? Back to Learn Cantonese. CantoneseClasscom - Learn Cantonese with . The dictionary translates common Cantonese colloquial phrases and terms into English and provides examples on their use. The pronunciation of the phrases and terms are given in Yale Romanization. About the Author.


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