Cantonese, with its individual characters, also forces rappers to adopt a staccato lyricism.
I grew up hearing Cantonese and then I studied Mandarin for a while.
Then there is the Cantonese dish known as "dragon, tiger, and phoenix", made of snake, cat, and chicken.
1816, from Canton, former transliteration of the name of the Chinese region now known in English as Guangzhou. The older name is from the former British-run, Hong Kong-based Chinese postal system. As an adjective from 1840.