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I find the WCC dictionary very good to use :
You are at a karaoke / dance in a North American Chinatown and you hear the karaoke singer singing a song with the main line " hok6 saang1 go1 "
and then you see the karaoke machine displays the title across the big flat screens " 許冠傑 - 学生哥 " !!
You can use the application “Cantodict” on your smart device that will translate the Chinese characters into both Mandarin pinyin and Cantonese “pinyin”, plus it gives you an English translation.
In the output window you will see ( characters, Cantonese pinyin, Mandarin pinyin, English ):
Now you know what the name of the song is in English. It is “ Student Brothers “. Also there is an expansion function for more meanings of each of the characters to help get the most perfect translation possible and it helps improve your understanding of each of the characters.
Cantodict is found at this link here:
Thank you for the suggestions:) The two websites look very interesting and useful. Thank you for taking the time! I am looking for some apps for my students to practice basic pinyin as well as basic characters. Learning Chinese can be pretty tedious, however, I would like to add some tools to make the learning fun.
Have fun there, and thank you again!
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