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Cantonese Word of the Day - class (noun)

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班 (baan1) class (noun)

生物學課
saang1 mat6 hok6 fo3
biology class

科學班
fo1 hok6 baan1
science class

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Cantonese Word of the Day - ice hockey (noun)

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冰上曲棍球 (bing1 soeng6 kuk1 gwan3 kau4) ice hockey (noun)

那些運動員在打冰上曲棍球。
naa5 se1 wan6 dung6 jyun4 zoi6 daa2 bing1 soeng6 kuk1 gwan3 kau4
The players are playing ice hockey.

打冰上曲棍球
daa2 bing1 soeng6 kuk1 gwan3 kau4
play ice hockey

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Cantonese Word of the Day - lake (noun)

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湖 (wu4) lake (noun)

天鵝在湖裡游泳。
tin1 ngo4 zoi6 wu4 leoi5 jau4 wing6
The swan is swimming in the lake.

山湖
saan1 wu4
mountain lake

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Cantonese Word of the Day - sad (adjective)

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悲傷 (bei1 soeng1) sad (adjective)

悲傷的青年正獨個兒坐。
bei1 soeng1 dik1 cing1 nin4 zing3 duk6 go3 ji4 zo6
The sad teenager is sitting alone.

那男孩很悲傷。
naa5 naam4 haai4 han2 bei1 soeng1
The boy is sad.

她今天看來很悲傷。
taa1 gam1 tin1 hon3 loi4 han2 bei1 soeng1
She looks really sad today.

悲傷的男孩
bei1 soeng1 dik1 naam4 haai4
sad boy

悲傷的一天
bei1 soeng1 dik1 jat1 tin1
sad day

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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 - giraffe (noun)

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長頸鹿 (coeng4 geng2 luk2) giraffe (noun)

長頸鹿有長長的脖子。
coeng4 geng2 luk2 jau5 coeng4 coeng4 dik1 but6 zi2
Giraffes have long necks.

草原上的長頸鹿
cou2 jyun4 soeng6 dik1 coeng4 geng2 luk2
giraffe in the grasslands

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Cantonese Word of the Day - peacock (noun)

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孔雀 (hung2 zoek3) peacock (noun)

公雞一邊四處張望一邊啼叫。
gung1 gai1 jat1 bin1 sei3 cyu5 zoeng1 mong6 jat1 bin1 tai4 giu3
The rooster crows while it glances around.

孔雀在轉身。
hung2 zoek3 zoi6 zyun3 san1
The peacock is turning.

孔雀的羽毛很美麗。
hung2 zoek3 dik1 jyu5 mou4 han2 mei5 lai6
The peacock’s feathers are beautiful.

開屏孔雀
hoi1 ping4 hung2 zoek3
peacock with fanned tail

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Cantonese Word of the Day - mustard (noun)

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芥辣 (gaai3 laat6) mustard (noun)

茄汁, 芥辣及莎莎醬是我最常用的調味料。
ke2 zap1 gaai3 laat6 kap6 saa1 saa1 zoeng3 si6 ngo5 zeoi3 soeng4 jung6 dik1 tiu4 mei6 liu5
Ketchup, mustard and salsa are the condiments I most often use.

擠壓一瓶黃色芥辣
zai1 aat3 jat1 ping4 wong4 sik1 gaai3 laat6
squeeze bottle of yellow mustard

黃色芥辣
wong4 sik1 gaai3 laat6
yellow mustard

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Cantonese Word of the Day - drought (noun)

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旱災 (hon5 zoi1) drought (noun)

旱災情況
hon5 zoi1 cing4 fong3
drought conditions

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Cantonese Word of the Day - emergency exit (phrase)

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緊急出口 (gan2 gap1 ceot1 hau2) emergency exit (phrase)

出口指示
ceot1 hau2 zi2 si6
exit sign

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