native or resident of Canton (China)
dialect spoken in Canton; resident of Canton (China)
of the dialect of Canton; of or pertaining to Canton (China)
n : the dialect of chinese spoken in canton and neighboring provinces and in hong kong and elsewhere outside china [syn: yue, yue dialect, cantonese, cantonese dialect ]
Cantonese, or Standard Cantonese , is a language that originated in the vicinity of Canton (i.e., Guangzhou) in southern China, and is often regarded as the prestige dialect of Yue. Sometime also known as Guangfuhua a broader definition which also include the Guangzhou dialect, Hong Kong dialect, Xiguan dialect, Wuzhou dialect, and Tanka dialect.
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Cantonese is a major dialect group or language of the Chinese language a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages.
1. the dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China
(synonym) Yue, Yue dialect, Cantonese dialect
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