I don't speak the language (or language group) but as Sphinx has kindly pointed out my sister in law is Hong Kong Chinese and she did teach me some words in Cantonese.
But I mainly just enjoy the sound of it.
My brothers electric wheel chair was called...
When people pass a Chinese person now I reckon some might speculate (not me of course) :-s if they are a recent arrival from China.
It didn't cross my mind recently when I passed a person of Chinese decent.
Let's not panic