Rescuing an Endangered Language: “The Little Prince” in Written Cantonese

這書也是我的摯愛,除了中文、英語、德語和法語版外,我還珍藏了一本五十週年英語精裝版。
《小王子廣東話版》,好期待!

廣府話小研究Cantonese Resources

1486549126_46d8 The Cover of “The Little Prince in Cantonese”. Credits

“The Little Prince” has been translated into written Cantonese!  According to the translator, Thomas Tsoi, the book is going to be released at the end of February.

1486549124_55a6 In Written Cantonese. Credits

1486549120_4001 In Written Cantonese. Credits

Thomas Tsoi, a school teacher, explained his decision on translating the classic:

From the Editor

From ‘The Little Prince’ to Cantonese

(2nd paragraph) I’ve something to tell my readers before the book release, especially to the younger ones, because they might not understand the meaning behind the written Cantonese version of “The Little Prince”

Besides my love for the classic, another reason sparked my thought on publishing the book is my love for language. As a linguophile, I collect different versions of “The Little Prince”. During the collecting process, I noticed one thing – Both Germany and Italy printed the classic in dozens of local…

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4 Responses to Rescuing an Endangered Language: “The Little Prince” in Written Cantonese

  1. Lady Oscar says:

    太驚奇了! 小王子的廣東話版讓人耳目一新, 原來廣東話活生生是一門精彩的學問! 謝謝分享.

    • Jamiehon says:

      廣東話是一個很有活力和充滿創意的語言,她不是方言。雖然她現在受到四方八面的打壓,但我相信與我一樣深她—我的母語的有心人,必會盡所能去捍衛她!

  2. 書香家鄉計畫bookdonation says:

    聖修伯里的中文譯名被廣東話翻譯的名字給比下去了!
    迪.聖艾舒比尼聽起來似乎更可愛~

  3. 好得意。我學緊廣東話但係唔知小王子有廣東話版。

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