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by ammena
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Translate this cantonese lyrics to pinyin
Replies: 13
Views: 41832

Re: Translate this cantonese lyrics to pinyin

取 消 資 格 陳 小 春 : tsoeue siu dzi gaak - tsan siu tsoen : 老 友 看 見 我 也 會 驚 訝 : lou yau hon gin ngo ya wui ging nga : 平 日 杯 酒 不 沾 今 晚 總 喝 不 厭 : ping yat bui dzao bat dzim gam maan dzong hot bat yim : 淺 灰 色 煙 圈 浸 沒 了 我 的 臉 : tsin fui sik yin huen dzam mut liu ngo dik lim : 寧 願 聽 舊 笑 話 安 慰 可 免 則 免 : ning y...
by ammena
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Is the new pronunciation of "I" ( ngoh ) as "
Replies: 9
Views: 17222

Re: Is the new pronunciation of "I" ( ngoh ) as "

I think Cantonese has already lost many of the ng- pronunciation in a lot of characters that had them during the Tang dynasty. I think that my dialect, Tai Shan Hua, and perhaps Hakka retain more of the ng- initial from the Tang dynasty than does Cantonese.
by ammena
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: High Falling Tone in Cantonese
Replies: 15
Views: 27092

Re: High Falling Tone in Cantonese

Whilst other dialects of Cantonese may have as many as 9 distinctly different tones, such as the Cantonese spoken in GuangXi province, and that of the Guangzhou province. But whereas these tones may be heard with a native ear, a foreign one might have trouble distinguishing these tones from the othe...

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