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Ahong all-same állo belong belongey betta Blown bobbely bout by’mby called Canton Captin catchee chilo chin-chin China China-boy China-side Chinaman Chinese chop chop-chop chow-chow cloth common dead devil dolla duckey English expression eyes fan-kwei fashion fáta first-chop flin flom foolo foreign galaw galow gentleum give hab catchee head heart Hong-Kong hood inside Jones Joss-house kind King-Wo land language LELAND light littee London long-side look-see Maly Man-man mandalin maskee Massa meaning Melican muchee nice nother numpa One-tim pidgin Pidgin-English piece piecee plenty plopa pukkha S'posey savvy servant side sing-song smart so-fashion sometim song stoly stop Street Suppose Supposey t'at t'hat t'hen T'hey t'his talk talkee ting tink tinkee top-side translation unusual velly vocabulary waifo wailo walk walkee Wang Wang-ti wantchee Wat-tim wind he wailo Wing
Seite 113 - That nightee teem he come chop-chop One young man walkee, no can stop ; Maskee snow, maskee ice; He cally flag wit'h chop so nice — Top-side...
Seite 3 - Eommany, are applicable to any kind of active agent, so pidgin is with great ingenuity made expressive of every variety of calling, occupation, or affair. As business or commerce is the great bond of union between the Chinese and foreign residents, it is not remarkable that this should be the chief and ever-recurring word, and give its name to the language formed in its service.
Seite 115 - Maskee, my must go top-side, Top-side galow ! " Man-man," one girley talkee he, " What for you go top-side look-see ? " And one tim more he plenty cly, But allo-tim walkee plenty high, Top-side galow ! " Take care t'hat spoilum tfee, young man, Take care t'hat ice. He want man-man.
Seite 8 - ... obtained no specimens. It is not pretended that the language of the rhymes and stories in this volume will all be readily and immediately familiar to any person who may take it in hand, but it is certain that with a very little attention they can all be soon mastered. For those who expect to meet with Chinese, either in the East or California, this little book will perhaps be useful, as qualifying them to converse in Pidgin.
Seite 20 - On the leetle end of nothin' — and read it easy too. "And if the thing will help you — if nothin' else avails, I'll photograph them Classics upon your finger-nails ; I see you wear 'em awful long (for gougin', I suppose) — I'd put the Astor Library upon such nails as those.
Seite 114 - No can walk, Bimeby lain come, velly dark; Have got water, velly wide...