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by Garrinso
Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Malaysian Cantonese
Replies: 54
Views: 306950

Re: Malaysian Cantonese

When I started this I was hoping to compile a list of Malaysian Cantonese phrases, it seems like I didn't get very far with that idea. Perhaps an interesting addition not mentioned is the word for "or" in Malaysian Cantonese (as in A or cool smiley. It seems to sound like /aa6/, in stark contrast to...
by Garrinso
Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: translations of: "hing fu", "jiu fu"
Replies: 8
Views: 59735

Re: translations of:

Quite right. when i was in China the host used this phrase while showing me the town
by Garrinso
Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: Chu nom Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 119626

Re: Chu nom Characters

In chữ Nôm, the characters borrowed from Chinese are used to:represent Chinese loan words and to represent native Vietnamese words. The formal writing was not done in Vietnamese, but in classical Chinese. Nôm was replaced by quốc ngữ (alphabetical Vietnamese) beginning in the 1920s and is now almost...