Posts Tagged ‘Cantonese’

မ်က္ကန္းမ်ဳိးခ်စ္ or Ultranationalists

April 30, 2012

I just learnt about 100 sentences of Cantonese Chinese to help me effectively communicate with my patients. I was shocked to learn that even in that very limited 100 sentences, there are HUNDREDS of Chinese words similar in sounding as well as meaning with Myanmar words.

Yes we all know that both Chinese and Myanmar language are from the Tibeto-Burman/Tibeto-Chinese language group.