If you learn about Chinese culture, it’s not strange that Cantonese . So what is Cantonese, how was history and how to learn it? Let’s find out the article shortly.
Cantonese is a major branch of Chinese. This language is primarily spoken in Guangdong Province, Guangxi and parts of Hong Kong.
Cantonese: 廣東話 (traditional), 广东话 (simplified)
Other names: Vietnamese Language
Area of use: Mesopotamia (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan), Hong Kong, Macau
Outside: Mesopotamia from ancient times in ancient Vietnam
Cantonese and Taiwanese (Hokkien) are the dominant dialect in China.
1. History of forming Hong Kong and Macao languages
The port city of Guangzhou has been the economic center of the Linh Lam region since the Qin period. By 660, it was the largest port in China. Therefore, it became the cultural center of the region. Here, Cantonese is commonly used as an indigenous literature.
Hong Kong and Macau are special administrative regions of China, bordering on Guangdong province. The ancestors of Hong Kong and Macao are mostly Chinese from Guangzhou. As such, Cantonese becomes the most widely used language here. Hong Kong and Macao are a branch of the Guangzhou dialect.
Nowadays, Cantonese is increasingly being lost. Because the Chinese government is trying to languageize Mandarin. Many indigenous regions: Guangzhou, Guangdong, Hong Kong … are actively preserved and preserved.
2. How to learn Cantonese?
In Vietnam, Quang is not a language many people study. Therefore, centers also teach basic language only. If possible, you can study in the Center. If not, you can learn the following software.
2.1. Learn Cantonese easily
This is a software that helps you learn hundreds of free Quang words and phrases. To download the software, follow these steps.
Step 1: Open the app market (AppStore – CH Play) and type Learn Cantonese easily
Step 2: Install the application of the same name. Green elephant icon
In addition to this software, you can download additional software that is:
2.2. Learn Cantonese every day
This is a great software for learning Cantonese. It helps you learn 1000+ common spoken words and phrases. Especially offline learning software, no network connection required.
Step 1: Open the app market (AppStore – CH Play) and type Learn Cantonese every day
Step 2: Install the app with the same name. Building icon.
In addition, to download more software. You can search for Cantonese learning phrases on the app market.
2.3 Cantonese vocabulary
Here are some basic Cantonese vocabulary words.
|Vietnamese meaning||Basic way of speaking||Writing style|
|How are you?||Feigned ghost?||你 好嗎?|
|How are you lately?||plug in? (intimate)||近 排 點 呀|
|Strong.||(No need to say “thank you” after saying “fine”)||幾 好. Huh hanh.|
|What is your name?||Fluttering?||你 叫 乜 嘢 名 呀?|
|My name is ______ .||Spit on her cynically ______.||我 個 名叫 ______.|
|Nice to meet you.||幸會. .|
|Please / please.||It is plums.||請.|
|Thanks. (when people help you)||Hold on the mortar.||唔該.|
|Thanks. (when someone gives you a gift)||Good deal.||多謝|
|You’re welcome.||Misc.||唔使 客氣.|
|Sorry. (draws attention)||Uh huh aunt xi||唔好 意思.|
|Sorry. (surpassing someone)||Mmmm * or * Mmmm.||唔該.|
|Sorry.||Mum shrimp. (Hong Kong, use “sorry” more often)||對 唔住.|
|Goodbye||Choi kin. (Hong Kong, often use “bye bye”)||再見|
|I cannot speak Cantonese.||Suckling gurgling sputtering||我 唔 識 講 廣東話…|
|Please ask, do you speak English?||It is plump, velvet fumbling, lucky nè?|
|Can I speak English here?||The main plump, greasy piece of grass fortunate a?||請問 有冇人 識 講 英文 呀?|
|Help me!||Screaming!||救命 呀!|
|Watch out / be careful!||Sam tattooed!||小心!|
|I do not understand.||Ouch, plump.||我 唔明.|
|Where is the toilet?||Bin ship smuggled?||邊 度 有 廁所?|
In addition to the Chinese language software and materials above. You can buy Chinese language books as well as the following.
2.4 Self-study Cantonese Express
This book helps you to learn 700 Cantonese phrases on your own. Books with CD for you to listen to while studying.
Buy books: ⇒ Learn Mandarin quickly
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What language does Hong Kong speak?
2. What language does Macau speak?
3. Is learning Cantonese difficult?
4. Is Cantonese different from Mandarin?
Ending an article about Chinese culture. Next, you can learn more about Chinese topics including 3 articles: Cantonese, Taiwanese (Fujian) and Mandarin (Mandarin).