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CHINESE WITHOUT A TEACHER.

BUYING CURIOS.

Have you any good curios here? 你們這個裏有好古玩沒有 Neemun chelly yo how koo-wahn mayo?
What curios do you want, Sir? 買甚麼古玩你納 Mi shummo koo-wahn neenah?
I'll take a look at what you have 我瞧着買 Waw ch'eeowja mi.
What is this vase made of? 這個瓶是甚麼作的 Chaykaw p'ing shirt shummo dzawty?
I want clair de lune 我要粉定的 Waw yow fun-tingty.
How much for this vase? 這瓶要多少錢 Chay p'ing yow tawshow ch'e-enn?
This bowl is modern 這碗是新貨 Chay wahn shirt sheen hwaw.
How old is this double - dragon jar? 這二龍缸有多少年數 Chay ur-loong-kahng yo taw-show ne enn-shoo?
The make on the bottom is Chia Ching (1522) 看缸底是嘉靖年號 K'ahn kahng-tee shirt Cheeah-ching ne-enn-how.