Hong Kong English

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Hong Kong English (uncountable)

  1. The form of the English language used in Hong Kong.
    • 2015, James Lambert, “Lexicography as a teaching tool: A Hong Kong case study”, in Lan Li, Jamie McKeown and Liming Liu, editors, Dictionaries and corpora: Innovations in reference science. Proceedings of ASIALEX 2015 Hong Kong, Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, page 146:
      While many students furnished their own lexical items, I also provided a list of localized lexis, based on my own Hong Kong English citation database, from which they could select items if they were having trouble finding one themselves.