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by Mark
Mon Oct 21, 2002 7:22 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Writing down the spoken language
Replies: 24
Views: 28067

Re: Writing down the spoken language

Dorogoj Flipflop, Wŏ Bù Xiăng Duì Niú Dàn Qín. Â Polagaû, Čto Ty Imeešʹ Bolʹšoe Nedorazumenie. I Nikto Ne Hočet Obonâtʹ Tvoû Vonâûŝuû Ruku. Ty Pišešʹ Takim Vvodâŝim V Zabluždenie Sposobom, Éto Lučše Tolʹko, Čtoby Otvetitʹ Na Inostrannom Âzyke. Â Nikogda Ne Govorû O Politike. Esli Ty Hočešʹ Govoritʹ ...
by Mark
Mon Oct 21, 2002 7:17 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Writing down the spoken language
Replies: 24
Views: 28067

Re: Writing down the spoken language

You tell 'im, Yashka!

:)

Go off and defecate, :-) (it's funny using that name in a negative context... rofl)
by Mark
Mon Oct 21, 2002 7:03 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: A Separate Cantonese Republic???
Replies: 124
Views: 258075

Re: A Separate Cantonese Republic???

-To some of you, I may be obssessed, and maybe I am. Am I wrong? That's up to the individual to debate... On the revival, it doesn't necessarily mean the entire revival to the way of life, which won't accomodate the standard of living. An example, would be "cannabalism": There was proof that it was ...
by Mark
Tue Oct 08, 2002 4:18 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Retaining Hokkien Language
Replies: 110
Views: 98373

Re: Maybe :p

Singlish is interesting, plus the diversity of local dialects.

Perhaps M'sia would be better though...
by Mark
Mon Oct 07, 2002 8:19 pm
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: Chu nom Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 72075

Re: Chu nom Characters

lol. you printed the dictionary here? rotflmao!
by Mark
Mon Oct 07, 2002 8:08 pm
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: Pinyin, why?
Replies: 21
Views: 37787

Re: Pinyin, why?

In romanisations of Russian, X is usually used as a KH sound, Q is usually not used at all, ZH is usually used for a ZH sound as in PLEASURE, etc.
by Mark
Mon Oct 07, 2002 8:05 pm
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: Pronouncing pinyin
Replies: 14
Views: 44715

Re: Pronouncing pinyin

nonho... lol. If they're speaking guanhua, that's one thing. But if they're all from Shanghai they may be speaking wu.
by Mark
Mon Oct 07, 2002 8:03 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Retaining Hokkien Language
Replies: 110
Views: 98373

Re: Retaining Hokkien Language

Maybe :p
by Mark
Thu Oct 03, 2002 8:06 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Retaining Hokkien Language
Replies: 110
Views: 98373

Re: Retaining Hokkien Language

lol.

Yep, you Gan-in-Hunan-sayer, you!
by Mark
Thu Oct 03, 2002 8:03 pm
Forum: Learning Chinese
Topic: Pimsleur and Rosetta Stone
Replies: 7
Views: 10824

Re: Pimsleur and Rosetta Stone

Yes, I have indeed. I learned much from them but most of it was wrong. eegoga hanashimasuga kaga. (I learned this from the evil Japanese ones... yuck) Plus, they overprice them for such sucky courses. You can get a much cheaper program that does something fairly similar from Transparent Language: (l...
by Mark
Wed Oct 02, 2002 7:41 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Retaining Hokkien Language
Replies: 110
Views: 98373

Re: Retaining Language

Wrong, Hokkien is not = to Min. It is = to Minnan. And even then they are not interchangable- although this is the way it is widely used (as interchangable with Minnan), it's supposed to be a _dialect_ of Minnan.
by Mark
Mon Sep 30, 2002 11:59 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Does Hokkien Sound Funny?
Replies: 6
Views: 13087

Re: Does Hokkien Sound Funny?

Can I Speak Hokkien More Better (I think you mean Kan Ai Su Pik Hok Gian Mo Beo Ta) was fine last time I saw him...
by Mark
Mon Sep 30, 2002 11:57 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Ang-Mor Knee
Replies: 44
Views: 50180

Re: Ang-Mor Knee

in C.M. leomanisation;

Ah Lian: lu wu voei STOCKING gau KNEE veo?
Salesgirl: gau ni? gau yau, wu. veo gau ni e!
Ah Lian: mm si tng leng e 'ni'... si ang mo e 'knee"!
by Mark
Mon Sep 30, 2002 11:53 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Ang-Mor Knee
Replies: 44
Views: 50180

Re: Ang-Mor Knee

阿蓮: 有袂stocking到knee無?
店女: 到奶? 到腰, 有. 無到奶ㄟ!
阿蓮: 毋是唐人ㄟ'奶'... 是紅魔ㄟ'knee'!

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