Cantonese dialect

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Synonyms for Cantonese dialect

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

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Three detained in China over pro-Cantonese rally Chinese police have confirmed the detention of three people for disrupting public order during a weekend rally in Guangzhou for the preservation of the region's Cantonese dialect.
Xi Xi's use of symbolic characters to stand for certain people, the pleasure she takes in surrealist descriptions, and the language games she uses to correspond to the Cantonese dialect make perusal a difficult job even for the wary reader.
Born to a prosperous rural family in Chekiang (Zhejiang) (October 31, 1887); he is known under the Cantonese dialect pronunciation of his name; received a classical education, but decided to become a soldier when the civil service examination system was suspended (1905); attended the Paoting (Baoding) Military Academy in northern China (1906); studied at the Japanese Military Academy (1907-1911); deserted from the Japanese army and returned to China after the revolution at Wuhan (October 10, 1911); led an uprising in Chekiang (November 5); unemployed after Sun Yat-sen's alliance with Gen.
The new package features 12 channels in the Mandarin dialect, two channels in the Cantonese dialect, one channel in the Fujianese dialect, one English-language channel and one Spanish and French-language channel.
Guandong TV -- A special news and entertainment channel broadcast in the Cantonese dialect, featuring news, lifestyle, fashion, entertainment and TV dramas.
The provider confirmed its customer service representatives speak Mandarin and Cantonese dialects of Chinese, alongside English.
Cantonese dialects are spoken languages and have no written form.
Source: US Census; "Chinese" is a combination of Mandarin and Cantonese dialects.
Created in Mandarin and Cantonese dialects, "Better Living in USA" is the first original in-language program produced entirely in the U.
In addition to providing Chinese-language Motorola handsets, Red Pocket Mobile's customer service representatives speak Mandarin and Cantonese dialects of Chinese along with English.
Using the largest digital network in the United States, Red Pocket Mobile provides customer service in Mandarin and Cantonese dialects of Chinese along with English, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
The first of its kind in the nation, low-income women can access the DHS statewide hotline (800/511-2300) for information in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean and Chinese -- both Mandarin and Cantonese dialects.
Tornado Messenger now supports Mandarin and Cantonese dialects, making it the first trilingual unified messaging platform.