Datapoint Chinese Pidgin English/Syllable codas

Those consonants which occur as coda in Cantonese are used in Chinese Pidgin English, namely /p/, /t/, /k/ and /ng/. Consonant clusters are avoided in coda position by means of epenthesis, as in wantchee 'want'.

Values

Only simple codas

Example 20-156:
郎, 曲
long, cook
long,
ben/com
cook
cook
along, cook

Source: Tong 1862

Example 20-1:
挨灣温卑士烏倫
I wantchee one piecee woolen.
I
1sg
wantchee
want
one
art.indf
piecee
clf
woolen.
woollen
I want a piece of woollen.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.1

Confidence:
Intermediate