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by pakkala
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Am I saying it correctly? "we" "they"
Replies: 9
Views: 10220

Re: Am I saying it correctly? "we" "they"

At this moment teochew people in China only use i nang,the rest become a joint word uang,luang,etc. That is why Prof.Chiu mentioned in Singapore minnan dict gua lang is Singapore teochew style. Many minnan people in South malaysia say nang instead of lang.
by pakkala
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: A Separate Cantonese Republic???
Replies: 124
Views: 222200

Re: A Separate Cantonese Republic???

if u took up some economics u would probably know 'economies of scale', that is to say, a company will cut down costs as it grows bigger and purchase raw materials in bulk, producing larger volumes etc, and make more money. supermarkets also enjoy larger discount from distributors than small shops c...
by pakkala
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:49 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: To kiss
Replies: 10
Views: 38347

Re: To kiss

The 顎 character was just an idea. I haven't yet found a single other reference to '(ng)ok' ("to kiss"). But I'm glad at least you know what I'm talking about.

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