Cantonese


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Can·ton·ese

 (kăn′tə-nēz′, -nēs′)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Guangzhou (formerly Canton).
2. The variety of Chinese spoken in and around Guangzhou.

Can′ton·ese′ adj.

Cantonese

(ˌkæntəˈniːz)
npl -ese
1. (Languages) the Chinese language spoken in the city of Canton, Guangdong and Guanxi provinces, Hong Kong, and elsewhere outside China
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the city of Canton or Guangdong province
adj
3. (Placename) of or relating to the city of Canton, Guangdong province, or the Chinese language spoken there
4. (Peoples) of or relating to the city of Canton, Guangdong province, or the Chinese language spoken there
5. (Languages) of or relating to the city of Canton, Guangdong province, or the Chinese language spoken there

Can•ton•ese

(ˌkæn tnˈiz, -ˈis)

n., pl. -ese,
adj. n.
1. a dialect of Chinese spoken in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Macao.
2. a native or inhabitant of Guangzhou.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Guangzhou, its inhabitants, or their dialect.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cantonese - the dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China
Chinese - any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
Translations
Kantonesisch
広東人広東語

Cantonese

[ˌkæntəˈniːz]
A. ADJcantonés
B. N
1. (= person) → cantonés/esa m/f
2. (Ling) → cantonés m

Cantonese

[ˌkæntəˈniːz]
adjcantonais(e)
n
(= person) → Cantonais(e) m/f
(= language) → cantonais m

Cantonese

adjkantonesisch
n
Kantonese m, → Kantonesin f
(Ling) → Kantonesisch nt
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