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by alexchau
Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: dialectologists needed
Replies: 4
Views: 5945

dialectologists needed

Could someonne kindly tell me what is the different between Min Nan Dialects and Min Bei Dialects, please.

Little confused over here
by alexchau
Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Sino-Vietnamese List
Replies: 26
Views: 102697

Re: Sino-Vietnamese List

Dear Dylan Sung, Ni Hao Ma? hey, do you mind if I ask you that "Are you a Vietnamese?" I am sorry to say this but as a Chinese, who lived in Vietnam. I had looked into your link and found that not all of them are correct. For examples: 恭 cung(incorrect) 喜 hí(incorrect) 喜 hỉ(correct) 子 tý(i...
by alexchau
Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Sino-Vietnamese List
Replies: 26
Views: 102697

Re: Sino-Vietnamese List

Hey, You Vietnamese people.

Use English or Chinese romanisation, please.


Otherwise you are talking to yourself mate.
by alexchau
Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Unbelieveable(The Vietnamese don't want to but had admitted
Replies: 2
Views: 17816

Unbelieveable(The Vietnamese don't want to but had admitted

This is a true story about how the nation of Vietnam was named Vietnam. During The Qing Empire (大清國), Vietnam was a Qing Vassal or Chinese Protectorate. And the Vietnamese King was required to constribute half of his country's GDP, taxation to The Qing Office of Department of Measure in Beijing ever...
by alexchau
Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: 龍????
Replies: 23
Views: 16648

龍????

Does anyone know how to say this 龍 in Hokkien????


Sometime I heard as Ling but Heard as Lung in Taiwan.


which one is right????
by alexchau
Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: 人人??????
Replies: 3
Views: 4708

Re: 人人??????

Thanks guy,

As a teochew, I never know nang nang is also in Hainanese.

Thank for your correction :shock: :lol:
by alexchau
Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: 人人??????
Replies: 3
Views: 4708

人人??????

hello,

Does anyone how to read theses characters "人人" in Hokkien???

I heard sometimes as nangnang and sometime as langlang in Malaysian Hokkien songs.


Mr.Confused.
by alexchau
Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Swatow
Replies: 5
Views: 14487

Re: Swatow

Hey guys,

I got a bit confusing, mate.

as a Chaozhou ren or Chaozhou person, all I know is Swatow is in Teochew dialect (潮州話) and Shantou is in Mandarin.


where did you guys get that idea from?????? :x :x
by alexchau
Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Hokkien???? interesting
Replies: 5
Views: 5724

Re: Hokkien???? interesting

Thank you for your advices guys.

and hey, ah Bin,

the one I saw is in Cabramatta in NSW. Is that your one
by alexchau
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: New simplified chinese characters
Replies: 2
Views: 9260

Re: New simplified chinese characters

Yes, they should.

Simplify Chinese is even harder than traditional Chinese for me to learn.

I don't see any reason why do I need to learn simplify Chinese but because of my family
Traditonal Chinese is the best of the best.

潮州人
by alexchau
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Chu Nom Characters
Replies: 9
Views: 53070

Re: Chu Nom Characters

Excuse me guys, have you ever been in Vietnam. I am Teochew Vietnamese or Chinese Vietnamese , mate. It is not abolished. it just the Vietnameseb don't use it because it is basically based on Han-Vietnamese language( Chinese characters but they modified in a very unnecessary way). That's why the Vie...
by alexchau
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:41 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Free download Hong Kong movie Magic Kitchen
Replies: 3
Views: 26820

Re: Free download Hong Kong movie Magic Kitchen

hey,

Are you sure it is not illegal because we have very strict law enforcement on copyright in Australia and our government have hired a lot of experts just to actively moniitor everyone, who attempt to download.


I don't want to end up in jail, you know
by alexchau
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: confusing
Replies: 1
Views: 14120

confusing

Hey guys,

I wonder if some Cantonese can help me with this.

In Cantonese, what is the pronunciation for you

"Ni" or "Li)

dunno sometimes I listened to the this song I heard Ni and Li

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJHqFllP0Ms
by alexchau
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:27 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Vietnamese is sino-tibetan Part 2
Replies: 77
Views: 287947

Re: Vietnamese is sino-tibetan Part 2

hello guys, I am Teochew Vietnamese or Hoa people in Vietnam. I wonder if you guys mind my intervention What you guys discussing is very interesting. I lived in Vietnam 5 years ago but now end up into an Australia citizen. dunno if my info can help you guys a bit: I dunno whether Vietnamese language...
by alexchau
Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: two definitions thanks!
Replies: 9
Views: 32223

Re: two definitions thanks!

Hey guy,

isn't "torcher" mean thank you in Cantonese

I am a chiu chow so I dunno

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