Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Cantonese: Language of "a dying breed?"

Surely not!

The language of South China, especially of Guangzhou (Canton) and Hong Kong, which has been so important for the Chinese diaspora, now obsolete? Replaced by northern Mandarin, even for international commerce?

Well, read this LA Times article for yourself! (For them, it's a local "California" story.)

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