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The Rivalry of the Mandarin and Cantonese Dialects

There are two main spoken styles of the Chinese language: those are the Mandarin and the Cantonese dialects. Mandarin is officially used in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Singapore; however, Cantonese is more dominant in Guangzhou province and officially spoken in Hong Kong. Cantonese or Standard Cantonese is a dialect widely spoken in Guangzhou (which literally […]