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Cantonese
American English: /ˌkæntəˈniz/
British English: /ˌkantəˈniːz/

Translation of Cantonese in Spanish:

adjective

noun plural Cantonese

  • 1 countable (person)
    cantonés, (-nesa) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • We restricted the study to individuals belonging to the two major dialect groups of Chinese in Singapore: the Hokkiens and the Cantonese.
    • The striking thing about Guangzhou is that it is no longer the home of the Cantonese.
    • Yet, picky Cantonese discovered years ago that X.O. Excellence brandy perfectly complements their favourite shark's fin soup.
  • 2 uncountable (language)
    Example sentences
    • Our local tour guide speaks Chinese (both Cantonese and putonghua), and he says that he has sufficient demand to keep busy every day of the week.
    • Some West Coast and Hawaiian galleries take additional steps to ensure success with this market by hiring multilingual consultants who speak Japanese, Cantonese or Mandarin Chinese.
    • Fluent in Mandarin, she was able to operate among the Hong Kong residents, who mainly speak Cantonese.

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