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Cantonese (HK)


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Whether you are a beginner or an advanced language learner, Glossika takes your Cantonese (HK) skills to the next level.

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Whether you already know some Cantonese (HK) vocabulary or just started learning Cantonese (HK) , Glossika can help you consolidate your memory and increase Cantonese (HK) vocabulary.

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From basic Cantonese (HK) phrases to advanced expression, you can break through to fluency with Glossika by training your Cantonese (HK) speaking and listening skills.

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Glossika Internalizes all the Cantonese (HK) grammar rules for you!

Language Difficulty for English (US) speakers: 3.56 / 10

Many people rate language difficulty by the way a language is written. At Glossika, we eliminate writing system difficulty and deliver fluency in any language regardless how it's written. To become fluent, you must manipulate all the pieces of a sentence and assemble them in a coherent stream of sound. To accomplish this, we unlock the grammatical patterns through audio training and transcriptions of that sound stream to the point that you get comfortable and familiar with those patterns.

Vocabulary differences: 10 points
Grammatical differences: 6 points
Phonological differences: 12.5 points

Languages easiest to learn if you speak Cantonese (HK) : Chinese (Taiwan), Hakka (Sixian), Chinese (Beijing), Wenzhounese (Wu), Taiwanese Hokkien, Tagalog, Japanese

Languages hardest to learn if you speak Cantonese (HK) : Russian, Polish, Slovak, Czech, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Lithuanian, Serbian (Ekavian)

Learning Cantonese (HK) can be easy
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Classification: Sino-Tibetan Language Family - Sinitic Branch
Writing System: Chinese ideographs
Pronunciation

Consonants: /p˭ pʰ m f t˭ tʰ s n l ʦ˭ ʦʰ j k˭ kʰ k˭ʷ kʰʷ ŋ h ɦ/

Vowels: /a aː ɐ e ɛː i iː ɪ o ɔ ɔː ø œː ʊ yː ʲ ᶣ ʷ/

Tones 9 phonemic tones, 7 phonetic tones, 1 tone sandhi

Grammar

Word Order: Subject - Verb - Object

Adjective Order: Adjective - Noun

Possessive Order: Genitive - Noun

Adposition Order: Circumposition

Dependent Clause: Noun - Dependent, Noun - Relative Clause

Vocabulary

Verbs: no tense, aspect (perfect, imperfect), no mood

Nouns: no genders, no declensions, no cases, no articles

Pronouns: 1/2/3 person, singular/plural, reflexive

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