Colloquial Cantonese(1)

Our colloquial Cantonese lesson series. ???????hou2 ci5 gai1 tung4 ngaap3 gong2 It’s like chicken talking to duck, who can’t understand each other at all. ? gai1 = chicken(s) ? ngaap3 = duck(s) ? gong2 = talk, speak ?? hou2 ci5 = similar to, like Until our next lesson Colloquial Cantonese(2)

Difference between Mandarin & Cantonese

There are lots of differences between Mandarin and Cantonese even though they share many Chinese characters and even sounds.  Mandarin speakers and Cantonese speakers cannot understand each other unless they learn the other language. Mandarin and Cantonese are two different languages, but Google is continuing its big mistakes by considering Cantonese as the same or …

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How To Ask For Permission to Marry His Daughter in Cantonese

This is a request from a and visitor. The two sentences are: 1)I  love  and respect  your daughter very much. ngo5hou2ngoi3     tung4maai4     hou2zyun1ging3 nei5ge3 neoi5 我  好爱        同埋        好尊敬        你嘅女。 2)I      humbly request your permission to  marry her. ngo5    him1bei1gam2    cing2kau4 nei5 wan5heoi2    ngo5 tung4keoi5 git3fan1 我谦卑咁请求您允许我同佢结婚。

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