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by md
Thu Feb 06, 2003 4:05 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: etiquette
Replies: 8
Views: 27899

Re: etiquette

HKB, thank you very much. I heard "tong" used as "with"--didn't realize it was elastic enough to cover "and." Good to know. So... what about "if-then" statements? If I wanted to speak in hypothetical conditionals, how would I go about it? Dylan, I might like to compare Cantonese familial relationshi...
by md
Wed Feb 05, 2003 1:18 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: etiquette
Replies: 8
Views: 27899

Re: etiquette

Thanks... I need to know everything! Help! :) I've been trying to learn since last August. My friend was trying to teach me... That didnt' go so well. He's out of practice and was guessing at a lot of words. After I came back to the States, I checked out a Pimsleur's Cantonese beginner course. I've ...
by md
Tue Feb 04, 2003 2:42 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: etiquette
Replies: 8
Views: 27899

Re: etiquette

Thank you, Paul! I've only been wondering about that for the last four months... :)
-md.
by md
Sun Feb 02, 2003 5:25 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: etiquette
Replies: 8
Views: 27899

etiquette

Happy New Year! When I met my friend's non-English-speaking parents, he told me to greet them by saying 'sei ba' to his father and 'bat mo' to his mother. What does that mean? I'm learning Cantonese... hoping to get a chance to meet them again, but I'm terrified of making a mistake of etiquette more...

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