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by Sally
Tue Oct 19, 2004 6:16 pm
Forum: Hakka dialects
Topic: How many languages do you speak at home besides Hakka?
Replies: 8
Views: 36544

How many languages do you speak at home besides Hakka?

Hi to all I am doing some research into the different types of languages spoken by a Hakka person. I want to determine if the Hakka language is only restricted to the older generation, for example I only speak Hakka to my parents, but with my brothers and sisters I speak English and then with my nep...
by Sally
Sun May 04, 2003 7:36 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Cantonese originally not Chinese???
Replies: 226
Views: 401143

Re: Cantonese originally not Chinese???

Hi guys I think there is one elemantary thing that you guys have to make clear first Cantonese and Mandarin are both two of the many dialects in China,with the latter one mainly spoken in Beijing,Chinese,generally is referred to the language spoken in China,it's just that as time goes by,people tend...
by Sally
Fri May 02, 2003 10:55 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: meaning of "ngok sai"?
Replies: 7
Views: 12294

Re: meaning of "ngok sai"?

Well,I am sorry to say that I have never heard this saying,though having lived in Canton all my life!
Do you think you have jotted down the wrong one?
by Sally
Fri May 02, 2003 10:48 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: meaning of "si sut"?
Replies: 4
Views: 10620

Re: meaning of "si sut"?

si sut,I guess it means "coward","not brave enough to make a decision

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