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by mudhia
Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: meaning of "hou hei" and "gei yik"
Replies: 6
Views: 21014

Re: meaning of

mou5 nei5 gam3 hou2 hei3 無你恁好氣 special expression: you are very persistent to talk on something, but I don't have so much air as you have(patience) to talk on that.
by mudhia
Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: meaning of "sam sing"?
Replies: 7
Views: 23405

Re: meaning of

sam sing i think had different tones. sam as in the number 3, sing as in sing gak (personality). any ideas?
by mudhia
Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Why not "Dagongbao" but "Takungpao"??
Replies: 6
Views: 17604

Re: Why not

There are old romanisation systems, that use only T, K and P, but no D, G and B.

This name looks very much like such a system applied. It is still Mandarin. Just not modern pinyin.