Tuesday, September 12, 2006

無火??No Fire??

This afternoon in the car, we on the way home after lunch. (1+2dad fetch me and my son back from school together with my daughters).

1+2dad : *on hand free phone call* 我客仔要個货无佐?? (my customer need that goodies no stock??)

1+2dad : *thinking* 无货啊(no stock) ??无货就莫相干啦!!我会同他讲. (no stock then never mind, i will let him know.)

1+2dad off his phone call.

my son : daddy!!!What happend?? Why no fire??

1+2dad & me : huh?? What you mean no fire??

my son : just now daddy said 无货(mou fo) 无货(mou fo), no fire lar!!

1+2dad & me : *just realise and laugh out loud* nolar, is not no fire. "mou fo" mean is no stock.

My son dunno how to speak Cantonese but he can understand what we said but sometime the word too deep he dunno what it mean.

I note down this to remind what he said b4..have a laugh!!

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

hey! Welcome back after a long break!
*sasha* http://sashatan.blogspot.com

immomsdaughter said...

Welcome back Sylvia. That was a long break. My kids also dunno Cantonese eventhough hubs is from the Canton clain :(

Grace said...

哈哈,小孩常对同音字感到混淆。

huisia said...

Haha...kids always do funny things!

jazzmint said...

kekeke...when they only understand some cantonese but not all, this always happen

1+2mom said...

sasha,
thankz for drop by :)

immomsdaughter,
yalor, still break till november. Just come in note down the conversation :)

grace,
是咯!!当每次他讲广东话,我们很喜欢捉弄他.

huisia,
very happy to have them.

jazzmint,
haha..i agree with you, it was so much fun :)

荦怡 said...

小孩的好奇心,让他们在成长过程中学习。
很有趣的“误会”。
~荦怡妈咪

1+2mom said...

荦怡妈咪,
是咯!!也把我们给逗开心了.

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mom2ashley said...

LOL!

Ricket said...

They use their limited vocab but the way they can relate and join ideas together is very important.

Hijackqueen said...

Sometimes language can be quite confusing. lol.

wHOisBaBy said...

very funnny lar. *no fire*

what language you use to communicate with your children?

1+2mom said...

riket,
they also come out so many funny things..lol!!

hijackqueen,
welcome to my blog :)
not confuse lar just the mistake on the sound only..haha.

whoisbaby,
i speak english with my children and my IL(in law) speak Manderin with them :) i and 1+2dad speak Cantonise so my children also understand Cantonise but they dunno how to speak.

Ellone said...

Kids are cute !!
Update more pa ...^^