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What Chinese dialect do you speak?

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As I was browsing through the threads, I notice there seem to be a lot of Cantonese speakers in this forum, a lot of people whose origins are from Hong Kong (including myself as well). But I'm wondering, are there others in this forum who speak Mandarin or any other dialects like Taishanese? And if you speak more than one dialect, which ones? I speak Cantonese and I can speak a little of Mandarin too.

Oh, and here's an additional question too. What part of China are you from? And if you were born overseas (as I think mostly everyone who goes to this forum is), where were your parents/grandparents from? My grandparents are from the Canton Province in China; then they moved to HK and my parents were born there. When my parents were in their preteens, they moved with their parents to the U.S. and that's where I was born! -cool
 
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I can only speak Cantonese and Mandarin and i understand hakka! My parents are both from Hong Kong, Tai po.
 

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I speak cantonese, parents speak hakka if they are over in china with family
 

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i speak cantonese, never heard of taishanese before. where is that dialect from?
 

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i speak cantonese and understand another asian language (vietnamese........like half of the conversation)
 
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i speak cantonese, ahahah i fhaven't spoken chiu chau in such a long time, but i can understand when it's spoken to me.
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i speak canto....rents speak canto to me....but in hak-ka...to grand parents and a few friends....
 

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i was born in Vancouver...and i know how to speak cantonese and a little tiny bit of mandarin...my mom is from Shanghai and my did is from HK..XD
 
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euhm....canto....born in hk...grandparents from hk, but emigrated somehow to china(just across the border=P)...thus parents are from china...but emigrated to hk....and finally to holland
 
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