It consists of Puatis (or Cantonese), Hakkas ("strangers") and Tankas.
Inspired by his semi-European training, with bitter resentment against the Manchus, whom he regarded as responsible for China's humiliation at the hands of Japan, he first raised the standard of rebellion and of Cantonese independence in 1895; but the coup failed and Dr. Sun was compelled to seek safety in exile.
His action was applauded by Young China at the time as evidence of patriotic self-abnegation, but events proved that it was chiefly inspired by recognition of the fact that he and the Cantonese group of politicians who had joined him as leaders of the Republican movement, did not yet carry sufficient weight to justify them in attempting to form a national government.
An administrator, for example, is far easier to find than a highly skilled cabinetmaker who speaks Cantonese.
Cantonese restaurant specializes in fish.
Whereas Mandarin negation markers are no longer question particles Cantonese and Taiwanese maintain the grammaticalization of negation markers are no longer question particles Cantonese and Taiwanese maintain the grammaticalization of negation markers as question particles.
Specialists in Peking and Cantonese cuisine - their aromatic crispy duck is fabulous, as is their sesame prawn toast.
Cantonese cooking originated in the region formerly known as Canton.
Sweet and Sour Pork, Cantonese Lobster, and Curry Chicken rival Dim Sum in popularity.
Meals are heavier and oilier than Cantonese because most dishes are sautéed or fried before they are stewed or braised.
Cantonese - Cantonese food, also called Guangdong food, is traditionally cooked by steaming, boiling, or stir-frying.
Rice is a must with just about any Cantonese meal.
Cantonese is the predominate style of cooking in Hong Kong and in many American Chinese restaurants.
Shanghai - This type of cooking is a bit heavier and oilier than Cantonese style cooking, and citrus fruits are also popular in the cuisine.
A number 4 is considered the unluckiest number of all because it sounds like the Cantonese word for death or to die.
That's because the Cantonese word for "four" sounds like the word for death.
This North Beach establishment has been dishing out Cantonese cuisine since 1980.
Eventually, after the death of the Dictator (1916) he became one of the Cantonese group of politicians which waged continual warfare against the party in power at Peking.
Cantonese is one of the most flexible cuisines of the country, and Cantonese cooks will use just about any meat, vegetable, and sauce in their cooking.
In April 1921, a special session of the Southern (Canton) Parliament elected him to be President of the Chinese Republic, his supporters declaring the Canton " Military Government " to be the only lawfully constituted government in the country; but the influence of these Cantonese " Constitutionalists " over the other southern provinces had then become almost insignificant, and the " Military Government," prohibited by the Foreign Powers from interfering with the revenues of the Maritime Customs, was confronted by financial problems of a kind which threatened not only its reforming activities but its continued existence.
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