(From left) Soni Cheng, Soft Liu, YY Wong and Heihei Ng, from local indie band GDJYB. Photo: Bruce Yan (From left) Soni Cheng, Soft Liu, YY Wong and Heihei Ng, from local indie band GDJYB. Photo: Bruce Yan
(From left) Soni Cheng, Soft Liu, YY Wong and Heihei Ng, from local indie band GDJYB. Photo: Bruce Yan
Cantonese

Hongkongers mix English and Cantonese into new language, Kongish

Born as a language of protest, Kongish – a humorous mix of Cantonese and literal English translations from the local tongue – is gaining currency among bilingual young Hongkongers as a badge of identity

Topic |   Cantonese
(From left) Soni Cheng, Soft Liu, YY Wong and Heihei Ng, from local indie band GDJYB. Photo: Bruce Yan (From left) Soni Cheng, Soft Liu, YY Wong and Heihei Ng, from local indie band GDJYB. Photo: Bruce Yan
(From left) Soni Cheng, Soft Liu, YY Wong and Heihei Ng, from local indie band GDJYB. Photo: Bruce Yan
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