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Synonyms for Cantonese

the dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China

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Other officiating guests included the Chairman of the Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee, Professor Andrew Chan; the Chairperson of the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong, Dr Liza Wang; the Chairman of the Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee, Professor Lui Yu-hon; the Chairman of the Kowloon City District Council, Mr Pun Kwok-wah; Deputy Director of Leisure and Cultural Services (Culture), Dr Louis Ng; and Assistant Director of Leisure and Cultural Services (Performing Arts), Ms Elaine Yeung.
Another dish respecting the traditions of Cantonese cuisine is the Steamed Garoupa with light soy sauce.
Chen: Unlike the Sichuan and Hunan provinces where chilli plays a very important role in cuisine, Cantonese is characterised by the use of very mild spices.
But if you ask for the other menu and look closer you'll see what real Cantonese food is all about - gorgeous roast meats, delicately prepared seafood, fresh vegetables and subtle braises.
The second tool, phonographs and records imported from Western countries, popularized Cantonese opera in recorded format in the 1920s throughout southern China and Hong Kong.
Mandarin oranges are the most popular fruit during Chinese New Year and the name 'mandarin' in Cantonese dialect is a homophone of 'luck' or 'fortune'.
TV stations in Guangdong, which has about 110 million people, reportedly broadcast in Cantonese only because of the province's proximity to Hong Kong.
Allen has for this ministry the glorious combination of having English as his first language, fluency in Cantonese and the ability to communicate in Mandarin.
Italian predominates in Perth, followed by three Asian languages--Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese.
This study sets out to examine the pragmatic competence of Cantonese adult learners of English possessing different levels of proficiency when performing the speech act of requesting for a formal purpose in writing.
The channels are broadcast in Cantonese and uplinked to EUROBIRD 9 by Eutelsat's Skylogic affiliate from its teleport in Turin.
As well as traditional Cantonese fare in Hong Kong, other popular Chinese cuisines include those of Sichuan, Chiu Chow, Beijing and Shanghai.
Workers sewing shirts and undergarments (so-called baiyi ("white-colored clothing"; Cantonese baak-yee) formed Jiongyi Hang ("bright clothing guild"; Cantonese Gwing Yee Hong).
One trend has been for upmarket Cantonese and Szechuan eateries with a swanky air and a big price tag.
SINNER Sainsbury's Sweet and Sour Cantonese Chicken in Crispy Batter: 546 calories.