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Cantonese
Cantonese
Cantonese is a dialect spoken primarily in south China.Cantonese may also refer to:* Yue Chinese, the Chinese language that includes Cantonese* Cantonese cuisine, the cuisine of Guangdong province...

is a dialect spoken primarily in south China.

Cantonese may also refer to:
  • Yue Chinese, the Chinese language that includes Cantonese
  • Cantonese cuisine
    Cantonese cuisine
    Cantonese cuisine comes from Guangdong Province in southern China and is one of 8 superdivisions of Chinese cuisine. Its prominence outside China is due to the great numbers of early emigrants from Guangdong. Cantonese chefs are highly sought after throughout the country...

    , the cuisine of Guangdong province
  • Cantonese grammar
    Cantonese grammar
    Cantonese is an analytic language where, in a sentence, the arrangement of words is important to its meaning. A basic sentence is in form of SVO, i.e. a subject is followed by a verb then by an object, though this order is often violated because Cantonese is a Topic-prominent language. Unlike...

    , an analytic language where, in a sentence, the arrangement of words is important to its meaning
  • Cantonese opera
    Cantonese opera
    Cantonese opera is one of the major categories in Chinese opera, originating in southern China's Cantonese culture. It is popular in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia. Like all versions of Chinese opera, it is a traditional Chinese art form, involving music, singing,...

    , a type of Chinese Opera
  • Cantonese people
    Cantonese people
    The Cantonese people are Han people whose ancestral homes are in Guangdong, China. The term "Cantonese people" would then be synonymous with the Bun Dei sub-ethnic group, and is sometimes known as Gwong Fu Jan for this narrower definition...

    , Chinese people from Guangdong province
  • Cantonese pronouns
    Cantonese pronouns
    Pronouns in Cantonese are less numerous than their Indo-European languages counterparts.- Personal pronouns :There exist many more pronouns in Classical Chinese and in literary works, including or for "you", and for "I" and However, they are not encountered in colloquial speech.- The...

    , less numerous than their Indo-European languages counterparts
  • Cantonese Braille
    Cantonese Braille
    Cantonese Braille is a Cantonese language version of Braille in Hong Kong. It is locally referred as tim chi , dot character, or more commonly, tuk chi , raised character...

    , a Cantonese language version of Braille in Hong Kong

See also

  • Cantopop
    Cantopop
    Cantopop is a colloquialism for "Cantonese popular music". It is sometimes referred to as HK-pop, short for "Hong Kong popular music". It is categorized as a subgenre of Chinese popular music within C-pop...

    , Cantonese pop music
  • Index of Cantonese-related articles, which can encompass Guangdong, the Cantonese people, culture, and language