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by sheik
Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:35 pm
Forum: CCDICT
Topic: Blank character: 教
Replies: 1
Views: 28459

Re: Blank character: 教

I downloaded CCDICT and this character definitely has the English meaning field missing for both instances.

/dam

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by sheik
Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:35 pm
Forum: CCDICT
Topic: 囡 (jyutping = naam4)
Replies: 1
Views: 27480

Re: 囡 (jyutping = naam4)

I downloaded CCDICT and this character definitely has the jyutping missing for it.

/dam

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by sheik
Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:34 pm
Forum: CCDICT
Topic: 牠 - taa1 to1
Replies: 1
Views: 27517

Re: 牠 - taa1 to1

I downloaded CCDICT and this character definitely has the jyutping missing for it.

/dam

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by sheik
Wed Jul 21, 2004 5:07 pm
Forum: CCDICT
Topic: 囡 (jyutping = naam4)
Replies: 1
Views: 27480

囡 (jyutping = naam4)

I can't find 囡 by searching for jyutping = naam4 CCDICT entry for this character is : http://www.chineselanguage.org/cgi-bin/view.php?dbase=ccdict&query=56E1&mode=internal&lang=en&beijing=pinyin&canton=jyutping&meixian=default&sound=0&fields=cantonese,mandarin,english...
by sheik
Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:22 pm
Forum: CCDICT
Topic: 牠 - taa1 to1
Replies: 1
Views: 27517

牠 - taa1 to1

I can't find 牠 using jyutping "to1" or "taa1".
(this is probably me being stupid and not recognising a font variant or something)

/dam

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by sheik
Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:12 pm
Forum: CCDICT
Topic: Blank character: 教
Replies: 1
Views: 28459

Blank character: 教

No meaning for this character: 教 (it appears twice)
http://www.chineselanguage.org/cgi-bin/ ... sh,strokes

Regards!

/dam

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by sheik
Mon Jun 14, 2004 4:38 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Cantonese Chat Room
Replies: 13
Views: 34600

Re: Cantonese Chat Room

Thanks puiwaihin, but actually that address isn't correct (it moves about). You can always find the chatroom by going to : http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/chat Also, at the top of the forums a message shows if anyone is currently chatting (http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/phorum ) Hope that helps! ...
by sheik
Wed Jul 17, 2002 8:06 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Cantonese are not "authentic" Chinese
Replies: 43
Views: 131872

Re: Cantonese are not "authentic" Chinese

Hmmm... this argument seems to be one that will run and run...

Yue, are you trying to beat the number of responses from the post below?!
http://chinalanguage.com/forum/read.php?f=1&i=400&t=400

/dam

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by sheik
Wed Jul 17, 2002 12:19 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Tones 4 & 6 in jyutpin
Replies: 10
Views: 12124

Re: Tones 4 & 6 in jyutpin

rathpy wrote: > > I started off just wanting to learn "Cantonese". Since then, > I've had to learn about phonetics, the IPA (alphabet), > several romanization schemes, unicode logic, keyboard input > methods, some history, some pinyin (because a lot of writing > texts are in pinyin), etc. phew! Haha...
by sheik
Mon Apr 22, 2002 10:56 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: looking for a simple english/cantonese dictionary
Replies: 6
Views: 8807

Re: looking for a simple english/cantonese dictionary

I've reviewed a Chinese-English Dictionary at: http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/reviews/intbooks.htm Details: Chinese University Press 500+ pages - authors Chik Hon Man & Ng Lam Sim Yuk. Unusually, this dictionary has Cantonese and Mandarin pronunciation. If you want a simple phrasebook, I've review...
by sheik
Wed Apr 03, 2002 12:17 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Yale Romanization vs. others
Replies: 5
Views: 8362

Re: Yale Romanization vs. others

The only formal systems that I have seen used are Yale (most common), Jyutping (newest and gaining in popularity) and Sydney Lau (which I think is quite old but I could be wrong). The nice thing about Jyutping is that it uses numbers for the tones which makes it easy to write on forums like this! /d...
by sheik
Sat Mar 30, 2002 2:48 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Kung Fu character
Replies: 6
Views: 29293

Re: Kung Fu character

Someone on here must know more about this surely, it must be a fairly common word?

Please post if you know!

/dam

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by sheik
Fri Mar 22, 2002 6:10 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Can we practice Cantonese with English letters?
Replies: 14
Views: 46718

Re: Can we practice Cantonese with English letters?

Well if there are any discriminatory rules based on race I won't be coming here any more! ;-)

Welcome to the forum Elvis!

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by sheik
Wed Mar 20, 2002 7:53 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Come on, get posting!
Replies: 4
Views: 6861

Re: Come on, get posting!

Kobo-Daishi wrote: > It's a shame they didn't get rid of all the postings > requesting tattoos and alphabets. But, then 90% of the > postings would be gone from the Chinese language forum, > Mandarin language forum and Hakka language forum. Thomas should find it much easier to delete entire threads ...
by sheik
Tue Mar 19, 2002 2:12 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Come on, get posting!
Replies: 4
Views: 6861

Re: Come on, get posting!

Er, I think it was fairly obvious I wasn't implying anything "glorious" about it - hence the smiley!

What is the Cantonese for "tongue in cheek?"

/dam

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