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Cantonese voice over recording services for your project
Cantonese (also called “Yue”) is a Chinese dialect and is mainly spoken in southern China. Cantonese is the official language in the two Chinese special administrative zones of Hong Kong and Macau and has around 70 million speakers worldwide.
Officially, Cantonese is a Chinese dialect. However, the differences in pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar to Standard Chinese (Mandarin) are huge enough to call Cantonese an independent language.
Like Standard Chinese, Cantonese is a tone language. This means that in tone languages the meaning of the word changes with a change of tone. While Standard Chinese has only 5 tones, Cantonese has 9 tones.
Chinese in general knows many main dialects, which partly differ strongly from each other, among them for example Wu Chinese, Yue dialect (Cantonese), Jin Chinese, Xiang Chinese or Hakka Chinese.
The Chinese writing system is quite complex and knows about 50,000 characters. However, about 3,000 to 4,000 characters are enough for everyday use. Cantonese is written in traditional Chinese, as opposed to simplified Chinese, which is the official language in the People’s Republic of China. Traditional Chinese differs from simplified Chinese because of more character variants and a more complex layout of about 2,000 characters.
We have already implemented a considerable number of projects in Cantonese, including marketing and product movies for the software developer Adobe; e-learning courses for the fashion company Hugo Boss; the telephone system of the tool manufacturer Hilti and the Emirates airline; telephone-based patient survey systems for ICON, but also commercials for Alpecin, Plantur 21, Plantur 39, Linola and Vagisan, brands of the cosmetics manufacturer Dr. Wolff.
Voice over recordings in Cantonese are carried out in professional recording studios located in Hong Kong, China or Singapore. We work with native speakers who have a perfect command of the Cantonese language and are trained professional voice talents.