The English Language
Borrowed Words From
Many of these words are typically Chinese terms to the ears of English speakers even though Cantonese is not the dominant language of China. This is because many Cantonese speakers have migrated to the UK and USA.
Most of the terms are food related.
|A Chinese dish invented in San Fransisco (USA).
|A collection of Chinese dishes.
|As in 'joss stick'.
|Chinese secret society.
|Chinese cooking implement.
|Chinese fish based soup.