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A quick browse on Google Scholar yields a few results. Macau Cantonese appears to be intermediate between Zhongshan Cantonese and Hong Kong Cantonese. There is only one rising tone derived from Middle Chinese 上聲, which is pronounced closer to the lower one of Guangzhou and Hong Kong Cantonese. This brings it closer to Zhongshan Cantonese. However, this ...


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Cantonese from Macau and HK are almost identical


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It's rare nowadays since most educated Chinese people can speak English more or less. In China, English class starts from junior high school. And it is mandatory for a person to get junior high school education at least. Some parents even teach their kids English in kindergarten. Even when people with less English education try to impersonate English ...


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In Hong Kong, the signage of brothels are traditionally yellow. Like this: http://www.ziteng.org.hk/newsletter/img/m12789da6.jpg Other colours are also being used in recent years. Nonetheless, I'm not sure when was 黃色 being associated with pornography. The brothels might deliberately choose yellow for reasons explained by 杨以轩, or the use of such signage ...


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Traditionally, yellow is a respectful color in China. It represents nobility and wealthiness. It is the color of the skin of Chinese, the color of the mother river of China. 1934, yellow was decided as the city color of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province. The negative meaning was brought in from the Commies. They are against Chinese culture. The ...



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