Re: IPA tone numbers?
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 13, 2000, 15:15|
On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 03:28:40AM -0500, E-Ching Ng wrote:
> catalogue the vowels and consonants of Hokkien (a southern dialect of
Do they take Malaysian Hokkien or Singaporean Hokkien? Or do they want the
"real" Hokkien? :-P
> describe the syntax of "got" in Singaporean English.[snip]
It's a replacement for the verb to-have. Also has some functions of the
verb to-be, esp. with regard to existence (not identity). E.g. "where
got?" = "where is there such a thing?".
Of course, I'm speaking for Malaysian English (Manglish :-P) but I think
the two are pretty much the same.
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