I grew up hearing Cantonese and then I studied Mandarin for a while.
Cantonese, with its individual characters, also forces rappers to adopt a staccato lyricism.
Then there is the Cantonese dish known as "dragon, tiger, and phoenix", made of snake, cat, and chicken.
The Cantonese have prestige in cleaning and preparing the root for market.
They know us by the Cantonese laundrymen, the class which ranks with their lowest classes.
My followers were only six in number—W—— and the five Cantonese.
Our lower classes, "coolies" from the Cantonese districts, have flocked to America.
They had eaten real Cantonese food, each using chopsticks, and they were full to the ears.
A Shanghai man, for instance, is unintelligible to a Cantonese, and so on.
Kazu spoke briefly in Cantonese to each group, and then hurried on.
1816, from Canton, former transliteration of the name of the Chinese region now known in English as Guangzhou. The older name is from the former British-run, Hong Kong-based Chinese postal system. As an adjective from 1840.