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CHANSIMON asked in 社會及文化語言 · 1 decade ago

「斑馬知識+挑戰 」點解香港既海傍英文叫做 ”Praya” ?

點解香港既海傍英文叫做 "Praya" ? 而其他英語國家同地區都冇咁既叫法, 甚至英文字典都查無此字。

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  • Baggio
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    1 decade ago
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    Praya first appeared in Hong Kong around 1873.

    Praya is a name to describe a walking path, especially near the seaside.

    It was used during the colonial era. Many other colonies used this word.

    It is a quite old term that people do not use them too often nowadays.

    Source(s): Myself
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  • 1 decade ago

    How's it different from "promenade"?

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