Daniel wrote:My Chinese friend, who is a native Hakka speaker (her parents are originally from Hong Kong) told me that ever since she started a job at a popular Chinese restaurant in town she was bullied by other Cantonese speaking people because she spoke Hakka. She even tried to learn to speak Cantonese and asked to borrow my Teach Yourself Cantonese book but to no avail because nobody would help her with the pronunciation.
Now, I have heard that Cantonese people in general often look down on those who speak Hakka. Is this really true? If so, this is really sad.
i've never heard of that, at least i wouldn't