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by SandraYee
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:24 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: What to say if someone say "doh zhe" to me?
Replies: 10
Views: 39972

you would say "m sai". doh zhe and m goi both sort of mean thank you except m goi is thank you for a job that someones done for you like if someone bags the things for you in a grocery store.
by SandraYee
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:18 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Translate a Character from Simplified to Traditional
Replies: 2
Views: 17485

Hi. I'm not sure how to input chinese character but this site will show you the traditional form of the character (just click the link) http://chineselanguage.org/cgi-bin/view.php?query=71E6&encoding=text If you want to translate a lot of the simplified characters just learn the radicals or "bu shou...
by SandraYee
Tue Dec 19, 2006 3:44 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Taishan/Sei Yip accent
Replies: 2
Views: 17257

I don't think so. I speak taishanhua and I don't think I phlegm, the language at least to me seems to "flow" as you speak, and I don't speak with a drawl. Maybe you were listening to someone who is old and thats why you think that theres that type of accent.
by SandraYee
Tue Dec 19, 2006 3:10 am
Forum: Learning Cantonese
Topic: Why are you learning Cantonese?
Replies: 21
Views: 101833

Hi. First post, I share your sentiments. I speak taishanese (hoi san wa) and I really want to learn cantonese and mandarin so I can speak to the general populace. Although most of my friends speak taishanese as well, so their no dialect barrier. :D But, I've been taking 3 years of mandarin lessons n...