About

My name is Dylan Sung. I speak Hakka and I hope to impart some of that knowledge here.

My particular dialect of Hakka hails from Hong Kong. The modern Hakka dialect of Hong Kong is influenced by the local Cantonese dialect, mostly through borrowing of vocabulary, but there is still a population of older Hakka speakers who use older terms that may be going out of fashion. I shall document some of these words, as well as include things which may help speakers or learners gain more insight into a living speech which unfortunately is in decline.

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4 Responses to About

  1. keithhiew says:

    Hi dylan!

    In need of some desperate help. I am looking for Lukfu cards for a friend of mine who is in hollan for her grandma, which te current set of cards she has seems a little old, and give her age, I think it would be nice to send over a new deck, but I’ve been looking high and low in HK for it to no avail, and being a non-local, really doesn’t help at all :(. Mind lending me a hand with some advice where I can find lukfu cards? Appreciate it heaps!

    Thank you in advance

  2. daylightstar says:

    If you are in Hong Kong, the best places for finding them are old well established but relatively small stationary shops in the New Territories. Although not endorsing them in any way, you could try 信成書局 on 和隆街 in Luen Wo Market. They’ve been there for a long time, well over two decades. Why not give them a call on 26756280 (found via http://www.hotfrog.hk/Companies/%E4%BF%A1%E6%88%90%E6%9B%B8%E5%B1%80). Let me know if you have any luck there. Cheers, Dyl.

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