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Jul
30
reviewed Close How do you say “Do you speak Chinese?” in Mandarin and Cantonese?
Jul
30
reviewed Looks OK What is the origin of the word 雪茄 (cigar)?
Jul
27
reviewed Leave Open Is it correct to say '较出色‘?
Jul
24
reviewed Close What contributes to negative emotion / sentiment in this example?
Jul
24
reviewed No Action Needed What is the difference between 好多 vs. 很多?
Jul
24
comment Character 瞓: where did the pronunciations come from?
I haven't had the chance to look into this yet, but will provide an update once I've done so. You could also pose this in its own question so that others can chime in.
Jul
24
revised Character: “Kei” For “To Go” (去) In Sichuanese
Correction in Chinese
Jul
23
comment Character: “Kei” For “To Go” (去) In Sichuanese
@StumpyJoePete I mentioned other examples in my answer here: chinese.stackexchange.com/a/10764/166 However, I hadn't looked further into the pattern of which ones remained /kʰ/. At a cursory glance it seems like most of them became /h/ (or eventually /f/ in the case of /kʰu/), though there are a few that didn't. Many words that have the /kʰ/ initial in Cantonese currently actually evolved from other initials, such as /g/.
Jul
23
comment Character: “Kei” For “To Go” (去) In Sichuanese
The Cantonese pronunciation is actually heoi, not keoi. A lot of words that historically had the /kʰ/ initial ended up having an /h/initial in Cantonese.
Jul
22
reviewed Looks OK Clash of brothers?
Jul
22
reviewed No Action Needed Clash of brothers?
Jul
22
reviewed No Action Needed Proper way to use sentence-final particles (like 啦 or 喽) in spoken Chinese
Jul
22
reviewed Looks OK Chinese words for “everything can be viewed from a positive side”
Jul
21
reviewed No Action Needed Hong Kong Cantonese variations
Jul
21
comment What is the meaning of 么?
@user3306356 Good catch! That's the way it was written in the source and I hadn't even notice it when I copied the excerpt. It probably is a typo.
Jul
21
revised What is the meaning of 么?
Minor copyedit + cranberry morpheme
Jul
21
answered What is the meaning of 么?
Jul
20
comment Character: “Kei” For “To Go” (去) In Sichuanese
Can you clarify what you mean by "REAL" character? Do you mean the etymologically correct character for the kei pronunciation? While I don't know Sichuanese, I wouldn't be surprised if 去 was the etymologically correct character for this pronunciation, especially since 去 historically was pronounced with a /kʰ/ initial.
Jul
20
revised Does Cantonese have a falling tone?
Minor copyedit
Jul
20
answered Does Cantonese have a falling tone?