Learn Cantonese

Tala kantonesiska med uTalk och du kommer att bli förstådd i vissa delar av fastlandet Kina (Guangdong distrikt), Macau och Hong Kong. Språket är den talade varianten av Yue Chinese. Kantonesiska tenderar att skrivas i traditionella kinesiska tecken och somdetta kallas ett tonalt språk med 6 olika toner för att skilja betydelsen. Det är riktigt roligt för alla elever!

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Where Is It Spoken?

Hong Kong

Macau

China

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Number Of Speakers

120,000,000

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Language Family

Sinitic

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Fun facts about Cantonese

One phrase used to express annoyance is 'puk gai' 踣街 meaning 'fall on the street' similar to 'Damn!' in English.

Swearing is so common among Cantonese speakers that there used to be laws in Hong Kong prohibiting the use of swear words in certain public areas!

The Cantonese version of 'It's all Greek to me' translates as 'chicken's intestines'.

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