Mandarin-Catonese Which one are you?

Discussion in 'Chinese Chat' started by Airree, May 24, 2006.

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Catonese, Mandarin, or Other?

  1. Catonese

    82.9%
  2. Mandarin

    11.2%
  3. Other

    5.9%
  1. Airree

    Airree Well-Known Member

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    Just curious as to the Mandarin-Catonese ratio.

    F.Y.I.

    I'm Catonese.
     
  2. mega_o_mega

    mega_o_mega Well-Known Member

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    i'm Cantonese too. i can speak it fluently, too bad i can't read it.
     
  3. Airree

    Airree Well-Known Member

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    LOl same, I wish I could read, and write, and perhaps speak more fluently as well.
     
  4. karenee

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    Cantonese!! Can speak but no writing and reading... haha...
     
  5. mega_o_mega

    mega_o_mega Well-Known Member

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    i find it odd, compared to all of my ABC cousins, i can speak Cantonese most fluently, even the 3 cousins that are younger than me couldn't speak it as fluently. wonder why, we are all raised by our Canto-speaking grandparents (not the same g-parents though, btw).
     
  6. Airree

    Airree Well-Known Member

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    Lol. You just answered your own question. Diff g-parents = diff terms, they might not have emphasized on the speaking catonese as much.
     
  7. mega_o_mega

    mega_o_mega Well-Known Member

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    hmm... i guess so...
     
  8. sado

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    I'm the new one and can speak cantonese too:)
     
  9. shinymoon

    shinymoon Active Member

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    I'm Cantonese tooo :p...hahaha
     
  10. tamagodaisuki

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    no one has said they are mandarin yet.
     
  11. dim8sum

    dim8sum ♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪....

    Cantonese.
    lol everyone is canto - woop! :D
     
  12. goo wak jai

    goo wak jai Well-Known Member

    hey i'm cantonese too, anyway i can read and write quite alot and i speak alright. This is because i have to go chinese school
     
  13. dim8sum

    dim8sum ♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪....

    I went to sunday chinese school for quite a few years, but when I moved house I stopped going and forgot most of it -cry2
     
  14. Airree

    Airree Well-Known Member

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    Oh man, only one Mando right now?
     
  15. suijei

    suijei Well-Known Member

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    canto....chinese school did nothing for me, can't read/write
     
  16. leonboy

    leonboy Member

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    I'm Cantonese too... wow... I'm shocked. I swear Cantonese sounds so much better than Mandarin.
     
  17. leefooleong

    leefooleong Well-Known Member

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    Basically, most chinese do speak cantonese. Maybe because of HK movies influences. And if you do speak Mandarin too, you are alright man!
     
  18. hello_kitty19_81

    hello_kitty19_81 Well-Known Member

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    Cantonese...I can speak it fluently, however I am able to read the words but if you ask me to write, I will not be able to do it, strange eh? lol; don't ask me why that is, maybe its because whenever I watched the TVB series, I usually follow-along with the Chinese subtitles...hehe -innocent2 -blush2
     
  19. KK-chan

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    hai hai..
    canto-speaking as well..though I would like to learn mandarin as well..just to communicate with my TW friends :p

    but yeah...can speak...kinda fluently...barely read some..and def can't write..haha....

    now i kinda regret not learning when given the chance..but oh well...
     
  20. aptiva0789

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    wow i would expect more mandarin...lol...anybody here speak say (#4 in canto) yut wa like tou san wa...i can hear it and say phrases not speak it fluently...generally your grandparent speaks it if they are from that area and if you're a 1st generation of ABC