Cantonese idioms

Cantonese Idiom:Knock on wood

Some of our fans ask us to pronounce some idioms from http://www.cantonese.ca/idioms.php 1. 大吉利是 knock on wood (knock the wood). It actually means saying something not quite appropriate at that time so bad luck would come if what is being would come true. 2. 对牛弹琴 play the music to the cow, who cannot understand. Talk …

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Cantonese Idiom: Cook the phone…(mp3 updated)

Although Cantonese use almost the same Chinese characters in their newspaper, most of Mandarin-speaking readers cannot really understand what they are talking about. Why? Because they use Cantonese idioms, which have made the language so colorful. Today, we’ll try to start to cover some of those interesting Cantonese idioms as some of our visitors have …

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