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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 608 pages|
|Published In: ||Hong Kong, 30 November 2000|
This is a handy, user-friendly dictionary which emphasizes the Cantonese spoken dialect. It is designed to help users find the best word or phrase in Cantonese to express the meaning of an English word or expression. It features: over 15,000 entries of the most commonly used words and phrases; a brief introduction to Cantonese pronunciation in accordance with the Yale System of Romanization; a comparative chart of four different systems of Romanization; and grammatical notes for beginners.
About the Author
The New Asia-Yale-in-China Chinese Language Center is one of the largest institutions of its kind worldwide. Founded in 1963 under the auspices of New Asia College and the Yale-in-China Association, it became part of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1974. Three to four hundred students from over fifty different countries or regions attend the Center each semester, including summer, to study Cantonese or Putonghua from beginning through advanced levels.
The Chinese University Press|
18.03 x 10.77 x 2.95 centimetres (0.43 kg)|
15+ years |