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by muthan
Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Malaysian Cantonese
Replies: 54
Views: 287901

Re: Malaysian Cantonese

There are some crazy Hokkien experts there. Lui is widely accepted as a Hokkien/Chinese word with proper chinese character.
by muthan
Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Learning Cantonese from scratch
Replies: 16
Views: 48077

Re: Learning Cantonese from scratch

I have several close Cantonese friends, none of whom are particularly good teachers, and years of listening to their conversations hasn't gotten me very far since I have no foundation at all. So far, all I've picked up are ultra-basic conversational phrases.
by muthan
Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: meaning of "aya"
Replies: 12
Views: 52093

Re: meaning of "aya"

It could just be a general thing people say that's not part of any language but just an expression that was developed and people found it was something that helped them express themselves.