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by saagar
Fri Sep 25, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Ko-lê-chhài (cabbage)
Replies: 17
Views: 22010

Re: Ko-lê-chhài (cabbage)

Here we have solid Chinese literature to back us up regarding the origin of the vegetable. Recall that I have talked about the Germanic customs (in Beowulf) shared by the Taiwanese/Hokkien. I don't know where in the vast sea of Chinese literature to look for any mentions of the customs
by saagar
Fri Sep 25, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Cantonese or Mandarin
Replies: 10
Views: 35845

Re: Cantonese or Mandarin

I've decided that I'm gonna try my hand at learning to speak Cantonese because, as I live in NYC and M & her family are here, there'll be more opportunities for me to use the language on a consistent basis.
by saagar
Fri Sep 25, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: A question about Confucious
Replies: 7
Views: 24821

Re: A question about Confucious

They are just trying to steal credit to show that Koreans made Confucianism. However, it is debatable whether Lao Tzu could have been a Korean..

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