Cantonese definition

  • noun:
    • the range of Chinese spoken around Guangzhou (previously Canton), China.
    • An inhabitant of Canton; someone of Canton lineage.
    • A native of Canton.
    • The Chinese dialect of Canton.
    • an individual who talks the Cantonese dialect.
    • the dialect of Chinese talked in Canton and neighboring provinces plus in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China
  • adjective:
    • Relating to Canton.
    • Relating to Cantonese folks.
    • regarding Cantonese language.
  • proper-noun:
    • A Chinese language mainly spoken into the south-eastern section of Mainland Asia, Hong Kong, Macau, because of the Chinese minorities in Southeast Asia and by many international Chinese worldwide.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to Canton.

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