A Glossary of Common Cantonese Colloquial Expressions

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Cantonese has a wealth of colloquial expressions on various daily life situations which are very descriptive but not easily comprehensible to non-Cantonese. This book collects and compiles over 3,000 entries of the commonly used ones and presents them with their English translations for English-speaking students learning Cantonese. Besides listing the expression in Chinese characters with its literal translation in English, each entry also contains its phonetic transcription in the Yale Romanization System, and a ...

A Glossary of Common Cantonese Colloquial Expressions 2003, Chinese University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9789622019751

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