cantonese cantonese  /ˌkæn tə ˈniz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China

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News

  1. One Hoon's quest to find the source of all Diecast cars

    Hooniverse's own Jay Ramey spent a summer in Hong Kong, and during his time there he made it his mission to track down rare 1:43 diecast cars from the 80s and 90s. A daunting task, considering he could only read Cantonese numbers... What happens next would've made a better Indiana Jones 4 story then, well Indiana Jones 4. Check out Jay's adventure in Hong Kong, over on the Hooniverse .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Dr. David Li, Dentist and Owner of CT Dental Group Introduces Multi-Lingual Services for Oakland, CA Patients

    Located in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown District, CT Dental Group recently introduced multi-lingual services to better cater to the broad diversity of patients in their local area that require dental care. Dr. David Li along with four other dentists at CT Dental Group now provide services in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, Fuzhou dialect, and Shanghai dialect. (PRWeb ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Further, Chinese languages are Canada's third most common mother tongue group, behind English and French.(1) "For people whose first language is Cantonese or Mandarin, cultural and language barriers may make it difficult to access important health...
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Vivienne Poy Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

  2. "It was quite funny as the owner of the restaurant was so happy to converse with me in Cantonese as I don't think there are many Chinese people around here," Chia added. "I have been asked for autographs on the streets and fans have come up...
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Danny Chia Source: SuperSport

  3. "My father is English-Australian and my mother Malaysian-Chinese," Chan, of Artarmon, said. "We speak English at home but I speak Cantonese with my grandmother."
    on May 2, 2007 By: Kelly Chen Source: Mosman Daily

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