Taishanese

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Etymology[edit]

Taishan +‎ -ese. From the Putonghua pronouncation for 台山 rendered into pinyin as Taishan

Proper noun[edit]

Taishanese

  1. Chinese dialect spoken in the greater Taishan area of Guangdong Province, China; a dialect of Yue Chinese (Cantonese).

Noun[edit]

Taishanese (uncountable)

  1. A person who speaks the dialect of Taishanese
  2. A person from the area; or descended from people of the area of greater Taishan in Guangdong Province, China;

Adjective[edit]

Taishanese (not comparable)

  1. pertaining to the area of greater Taishan of Guangdong Province, China; its people; their descendants; the main dialect of the region

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