Definition of “Cantonese” - English Dictionary

“Cantonese” in English

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Cantonesenoun

uk /kæn.təˈniːz/ us /kæn.təˈniːz/

Examples from literature

  • Even in modern Cantonese Fo is pronounced as Fat. 

Examples from literature

  • Even in modern Cantonese Fo is pronounced as Fat. 

Cantoneseadjective

uk /kæn.təˈniːz/ us /kæn.təˈniːz/

belonging or relating to the Guandong region in the south of China, its people, or its language:

Cantonese cuisine

(Definition of “Cantonese” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)