View Poll Results: How many can you pronounce in your native tongue?

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Thread: Do you know your native tongue well?

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    tweek & ckiang

    u guys are good.

    I only know aperture but had tot tripod would be "san ge jiao" ie 3 legs - literal translation

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    aperture : guang quan
    shutter : kuai men
    white balance : bai ping heng
    focusing : dui jiao
    ev : pu guang bu chang
    light metering : che guang
    optical zoom : guang xue bian jiao
    digital zoom : shu ma bian jiao
    aperture priorty: guang quan you xian
    shutter priorty : kuai men you xian
    tripod : san jiao jia
    view finder : guan jing chuang

    in hk/ tw .....expert are call:
    da da [ direct convert = big big]

    L lens are called:
    xiao bai [ direct conver = little white]
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    one programming term i find it funny

    marquee = zou ma deng ^^|..............
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    Originally posted by digi~ET
    one programming term i find it funny

    marquee = zou ma deng ^^|..............
    As in "Walking Horse Light"?

    Regards
    CK

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    yaya......hahah...funny right? when i first know......i also laughed^^+hahah
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    Arenít Hokkien, Cantonese & Teochew etc the native tongues for Chinese in Singapore? Have we failed to recognise this?

    There was once a French man asked me why Singaporean parents are speaking broken English to their kids rather than their native tongue.

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    Originally posted by binbeto
    Like your sense of humour.

    Then I am using a F80 (Ay-fu Ba-shi). Hoping to get a F100(Ay-fu Yi Bai).

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