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dentifi/ing the T ai Substratum in Cantonese - SEAlang
A number of common Cantonese words seem to lack any etymological relationship with semantically-equivalent words in Mandarin. How can these.
埋单or 买单 - Griffith Research Online - Griffith University
2011年5月20日 In terms of etymology, mái dan (埋单,bury the bill) should be the .... It is Cantonese in origin, and more often referred to as buy the bill after ...
Cantonese vs. Mandarin: A summary
Oct 21, 2015 In the rest of China, Cantonese is relatively rare, but it is still sometimes spoken in . Guangzhou. 2 History and etymology.
Phonosymbolism or Etymology: the Case of the Verb "Cop"
Jan 5, 1999 clash with the deep etymology of kap 'grasp, grab, catch, seize' which, as we shall discover ...... Ancient Chinese, Mandarin & Cantonese.
What Is a Chinese "Dialect/Topolect"? - Sino-Platonic Papers
Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese (Yue), Hunan (Xiang), Hakka, Gan, Southern Min, and ..... would be for linguists writing in Chinese to devise a more etymologically.

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Wordplay: Offbeat origins, from miniskirts to snakes
Just like quaint, etymology tends to play second fiddle to agreed meaning – or I pray that's the case. From miniskirts to big snakes, today is a typical snapshot of the Wordplay mailbag.
NYFF Film Review: Mountains May Depart
The son, Dollar (Zijian Dong), is in school in Australia, and has been speaking English for so long that he's lost his ability to perfectly, tonally speak Cantonese to his father.
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This year it features a dedication to the late Martin Harrison and a foreword by Ceridwen Dovey stretching out the etymology of the word "anthology", which means "a garland of flowers".
What Exactly is Duck Sauce?
On their website Grammarphobia.com, authors Patricia T. O'Connor and Stewart Kellerman debunk myths and uncover truths on English grammar, etymology, and usage.

Suggested Web Resources

Cantonese (n.) - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L ... Look up Cantonese at Dictionary.
Mandarin - chineseetymology - Chinese Etymology Home Page
See Cantonese, Taiwanese. Taiwanese Language and Script. Taiwanese is an important language as far as Chinese Etymology is concerned and as far as ...
Cantonese: 點解(etymology) | WordReference Forums
2011年10月2日 Hi, A brief question. What do you think is the etymology of Cantonese tim35 as in tim35 kai35 (written as 「點解」)? My question comes from the...
Cantonese - Wiktionary
Etymology[edit]. Canton + -ese.
etymology - Are the Cantonese word 係 and the Japanese word はい
Dec 17, 2014 The Cantonese word meaning "to be", written as 係 (Jyutping: hai6) sounds similar to the Japanese word はい ("hai" in various Romanizations).

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