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Cantonese Word of the Day - body temperature (noun)

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體温 (tai2 wan1) body temperature (noun)

男人的體温比正常高。
naam4 jan2 dik1 tai2 wan1 bei2 zing3 soeng4 gou1
The man’s body temperature is higher than normal.

他的體溫比正常的華氏九十八點六度遠遠超高。
taa1 dik1 tai2 wan1 bei2 zing3 soeng4 dik1 waa4 si6 gau2 sap6 baat3 dim2 luk6 dou6 jyun5 jyun5 ciu1 gou1
His body temperature was far above the normal 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

高體温
gou1 tai2 wan1
high body temperature

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Cantonese Word of the Day - marathon (noun)

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馬拉松 (maa5 laai1 cung1) marathon (noun)

馬拉松手正在跑馬拉松。
maa5 laa1 cung1 sau2 zing3 zoi6 paau2 maa5 laa1 cung1
The runners are running a marathon.

跑馬拉松
paau2 maa5 laa1 cung1
run a marathon

馬拉松手
maa5 laa1 cung1 sau2
marathon runners

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Cantonese Word of the Day - poor (adjective)

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窮 (kung4) poor (adjective)

男人很窮。
naam4 jan2 han2 kung4
The man is poor.

窮人
kung4 jan4
poor man

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Cantonese Word of the Day - music (noun)

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音樂 (jam1 ngok6) music (noun)

有人說音樂是國際語言。
jau5 jan4 syut3 jam1 ngok6 si6 gwok3 zai3 jyu5 jin4
Some say music is the universal language.

音樂分很多種類及風格。
jam1 ngok6 fan1 han2 do1 zung2 leoi6 kap6 fong1 gaak3
There are many types of music, and many more subgenres.

音樂符號
jam1 ngok6 fu4 hou2
music notes

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Cantonese Word of the Day - employee (noun)

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員工 (jyun4 gung1) employee (noun)

職員正在會議室開會。
zik1 jyun4 zing3 zoi6 wui6 ji5 sat1 hoi1 wui5
The employees are having a meeting in the boardroom.

女員工
neoi5 jyun4 gung1
female employee

員工福利
jyun4 gung1 fuk1 lei6
employee benefits

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Cantonese Word of the Day - dislike (verb)

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不喜歡 (bat1 hei2 fun1) dislike (verb)

這位女士討厭她聽到的話。
ze2 wai2 neoi5 si6 tou2 jim3 taa1 teng1 dou3 dik1 waa6
The woman dislikes what she hears.

那女孩不喜歡西蘭花。
naa5 neoi5 haai4 bat1 hei2 fun1 sai1 laan4 faa1
The young girl dislikes broccoli.

不喜歡西蘭花
bat1 hei2 fun1 sai1 laan4 faa1
dislike broccoli

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Cantonese Word of the Day - language (noun)

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語言 (jyu5 jin4) language (noun)

韓文是官方語言。
hon4 man2 si6 gun1 fong1 jyu5 jin4
Korean is the official language.

英文及法文
jing1 man2 kap6 faat3 man2
English and French language

說語言
syut3 jyu5 jin4
speak the language

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Cantonese Word of the Day - scary (adjective)

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恐怖 (hung2 bou3) scary (adjective)

我討厭恐怖片。
ngo5 tou2 jim3 hung2 bou3 pin2
I hate scary movies.

他戴上那個面具之後很恐怖。
taa1 daai3 soeng5 naa5 go3 min6 geoi6 zi1 hau6 han2 hung2 bou3
He looks scary when he wears that mask.

恐怖的情景
hung2 bou3 dik1 cing4 ging2
scary sight

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Cantonese Word of the Day - singer (noun)

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歌手 (go1 sau2) singer (noun)

男歌手
naam5 go1 sau2
male singer

歌劇歌手
go1 kek6 go1 sau2
opera singer

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Cantonese Word of the Day - pop (noun)

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汽水 (hei3 seoi2) pop (noun)

汽水含大量糖分。
hei3 seoi2 ham4 daai6 loeng6 tong4 fan6
Soda contains a lot of sugar.

一罐汽水
jat1 gun3 hei3 seoi2
can of soda

汽水加冰
hei3 seoi2 gaa1 bing1
soda with ice

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