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by kappon
Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: A few translations
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Re: A few translations

"saang lerng" - a chinese "food and drink" term and sometimes medicine term to classify MOST (not all) cold food and drink and fruit (mostly juicy fruit) as "saang lerng". and ppl having "sanng lerng" diet are believed to cause them coughing badly.
by kappon
Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: "wi wi woi woi"?
Replies: 11
Views: 26873

Re:

the "we" "we" part is...no doubt sounding like the English word "we." (meaning us)

and the "woy" is no doubt sounding like the English word "coy" but with a W sound instead of a C...
by kappon
Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: how do you say 'police' and 'american embassy'
Replies: 11
Views: 27674

Re: how do you say 'police' and 'american embassy'

i thought ging chat referred to detectives. at least in HK sitcoms, ging chat solve crimes and wear plain clothing while chai lo wears police uniform.