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Cantonese Vs Mandarin (Chinese languages) Watch

  • View Poll Results: Which Chinese language is better?
    Cantonese
    53.85%
    Mandarin
    46.15%

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    Discuss!!! Explain why please!!!

    Also, does it annoy u when some people assume all Chinese speak Mando?
    Who agrees with me that Cantonese spoken with a Viet accent sounds awful!!!

    Clips of how Canto sounds like: http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...rch_type=&aq=f
    How does Canto sound like to non-speakers?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantonese
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandarin_Chinese
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    Facepalm.

    And it's Canto.
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    Cantonese obviously

    lol this is as bias a poll as it gets

    that burning flame 3 still makes me lol when i see it
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    ^ care to explain why????
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    (Original post by Hamcock)
    ^ care to explain why????
    cantonese speakers will obviously go for cantonese and vice versa

    also why i lol at the sig? i just lol at all hong kong dramas in general :p:
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    Cantonese, it sounds way less harsh. I've never liked the sound of Mandarin, just sounds as if people are having an arguement all the time. Japanese > Korean > Cantonese > Mandarin for far east languages
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    Cantonese, it sounds way less harsh. I've never liked the sound of Mandarin, just sounds as if people are having an arguement all the time.
    true XD i always find that when you hear some hong kong kids speak cantonese it sounds a bit camp
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    ...that burning flame 3 still makes me lol when i see it
    wots so funny bout it!?
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    hong kong kids speak cantonese it sounds a bit camp
    You're not wrong there. I remember a bunch of diet conscious 17 year olds in Park'N'Buy wondering whether or not to buy milk because it was "only fat". Since then, I always see milk as some sort of homosexual topic of conversation.
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    ...I've never liked the sound of Mandarin, just sounds as if people are having an arguement all the time...
    it's the way certain people speak it!!! nothin to do with the language!!!
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    (Original post by Irrelevance)
    You're not wrong there. I remember a bunch of diet conscious 17 year olds in Park'N'Buy wondering whether or not to buy milk because it was "only fat". Since then, I always see milk as some sort of homosexual topic of conversation.
    lol good old park n buy, without it i wouldn't be able to survive, my source of pocky, cup noodles and cream soda :coma: i miss hk.
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    Cantonese, it sounds way less harsh. I've never liked the sound of Mandarin, just sounds as if people are having an arguement all the time. Japanese > Korean > Cantonese > Mandarin for far east languages
    Matey, when people argue in Cantonese they sound like chickens on steroids. I'm guessing that you're a HK person in which case it would be natural for you to feel that Mandarin is more harsh.
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    lol good old park n buy, i miss hk
    I don't really, to be honest. Way too hot and I can't really blend in because I'm taller than 90% of the general public.
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    ^ showin off ur tallness eh? >.>
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    (Original post by Irrelevance)
    I don't really, to be honest. Way too hot and I can't really blend in because I'm taller than 90% of the general public.
    true although it's more the humidity than the heat, i can do the heat i can't do the humidity
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    lol good old park n buy, without it i wouldn't be able to survive, my source of pocky, cup noodles and cream soda :coma: i miss hk.
    same here my fellow BBC! lol!
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    (Original post by Hamcock)
    ^ showin off ur tallness eh? >.>
    Always. Seriously though, it's not that great being tall, being a BBC and being in HK at the same time.
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    true although it's more the humidity than the heat, i can do the heat i can't do the humidity
    i dunno how to describe the humid feeling! sort of like walkin into a bathroom after someone just finished!
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    (Original post by Hamcock)
    i dunno how to describe the humid feeling! sort of like walkin into a bathroom after someone just finished!
    "Somebody blowing a hair dryer in your face" is a good one.
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    ^the wind actually feels quite nice there!
 
 
 
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