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by Anne Poliakoff
Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Identifying An Unknown Word
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Identifying An Unknown Word

Our daughter, adopted from Gaozhou, Guangdong Province at 14 months, spoke one word, which sounded like "gy-ee", a hard g and a rising tone on the second syllable. She spoke it when she was hungry or thirsty. Does anyone recognize these sounds or what dialect the word might be from? Thanks for your ...