Cantonese definition

kăntə-nēz, -nēs
Of Canton (China) or its people, language, or culture.
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A native or inhabitant of Guangzhou (formerly Canton).
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The variety of Chinese spoken in and around Guangzhou.
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A person born or living in Canton, China.
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The variety of Chinese spoken in Canton.
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Relating to Canton.
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Relating to Cantonese language.
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Relating to Cantonese food/cuisine.
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(countable) An inhabitant of Canton; a person of Canton descent.
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(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.
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(uncountable) A dialect of the Cantonese language, spoken in Guangzhou (Canton), Hong Kong, Macau, and treated as the standard dialect of the Cantonese language.
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(language).
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Designating or of a tradition of Chinese cuisine originating in the Guangdong province.
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Relating to Cantonese people.
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Origin of cantonese

  • Canton +‎ -ese

    From Wiktionary