Associations to the word «Cantonese»


CANTONESE, adjective. Relating to Canton.
CANTONESE, adjective. Relating to Cantonese people.
CANTONESE, adjective. Relating to Cantonese language.
CANTONESE, adjective. Relating to Cantonese food/cuisine.
CANTONESE, noun. (countable) An inhabitant of Canton; a person of Canton descent.
CANTONESE, proper noun. (uncountable) A Chinese language mainly spoken in the south-eastern part of Mainland China, Guangdong (Canton), Hong Kong, Macau, by the Chinese minorities in Southeast Asia and by many overseas Chinese worldwide.
CANTONESE, proper noun. (uncountable) A dialect of the Cantonese language, spoken in Guangzhou (Canton), Hong Kong, Macau, and treated as the standard dialect of the Cantonese language.

Dictionary definition

CANTONESE, noun. The dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China.

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