A Dictionary of Cantonese Slang: The Language of Hong Kong Movies, Street Gangs and City Life

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Hurst, 2005 - Cantonese dialects - 492 pages
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Providing a description and analysis of Hong Kong vernacular Cantonese speech styles, notably the language of the Triad-dominated criminal underworld, of teenagers and of Hong Kong movies and comics, this reference text is arranged alphabetically in both Cantonese and English.

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Contents

Index
464
References
482
Abbreviation for sources
490
Copyright

About the author (2005)

Christopher Hutton has taught Yiddish Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and general and English linguistics in Hong Kong.

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