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Published by Singapore University Press in Singapore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cantonese dialects -- China -- Hong Kong -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • Cantonese dialects -- China -- Hong Kong -- Terms and phrases.,
  • Chinese dialects -- Dialects -- China -- Hong Kong.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGuangdong hua su yu zi
Statementprepared by Christopher Hutton and Kingsley Bolton.
GenreDictionaries
ContributionsBolton, Kingsley, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL1736 .H87 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 492 p. ;
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16338202M
ISBN 109971693240
LC Control Number2005436917

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