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- Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:43 pm
- Forum: Cantonese language forum
- Topic: Malaysian Cantonese
- Replies: 54
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When I started this I was hoping to compile a list of Malaysian Cantonese phrases, it seems like I didn't get very far with that idea. Perhaps an interesting addition not mentioned is the word for "or" in Malaysian Cantonese (as in A or cool smiley. It seems to sound like /aa6/, in stark contrast to...
- Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:18 pm
- Forum: Mandarin language forum
- Topic: Chu nom Characters
- Replies: 23
- Views: 98018
In chữ Nôm, the characters borrowed from Chinese are used to:represent Chinese loan words and to represent native Vietnamese words. The formal writing was not done in Vietnamese, but in classical Chinese. Nôm was replaced by quốc ngữ (alphabetical Vietnamese) beginning in the 1920s and is now almost...