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Cantonese Core 100 Word List

103 Words
week
星期 星期 (n)
sing1 kei4
week
一個星期有七日。
jat1 go3 sing1 kei4 jau5 cat1 jat6
There are seven days in a week.
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year
(n)
nin4
year
一年度
jat1 nin4 dou6
one calendar year
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today
今天 今天 (n)
gam1 tin1
today
今天是九月十日星期六。
gam1 tin1 si6 gau2 jyut6 sap6 jat6 sing1 kei4 luk6
Today is Saturday, September 10th.
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tomorrow
明天 明天 (n)
ming4 tin1
tomorrow
明天見!
ming4 tin1 gin3
See you tomorrow!
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yesterday
昨天 昨天 (n)
zok3 tin1
yesterday
我昨天請假一天。
ngo5 zok3 tin1 cing2 gaa3 jat1 tin1
I took a day off yesterday.
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calendar
日曆 日曆 (n)
jat6 lik6
calendar
日曆
jat6 lik6
day calendar
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second
(n)
miu5
second
秒錶到數只剩下五十八秒。
miu5 biu1 dou3 sou2 zi2 sing6 haa6 ng5 sap6 baat3 miu5
There are fifty eight seconds left on the stopwatch.
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hour
小時 小時 (n)
siu2 si4
hour
一小時有六十分鐘。
jat1 siu2 si4 jau5 luk6 sap6 fan1 zung1
There are 60 minutes in an hour.
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minute
分鐘 分鐘 (n)
fan1 zung1
minute
三分鐘
saam1 fan1 zung1
three minutes
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o'clock
(n)
dim2
o'clock
clock
時鐘 時鐘 (n)
si4 zung1
clock
鬧鐘
naau6 zung1
alarm clock
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can
(v)
nang4
can
能跳過
nang4 tiu3 gwo3
can jump over
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use
(v)
jung6
use
程式設計員用電腦。
cing4 sik1 cit3 gai3 jyun4 jung6 din6 nou5
The programmer uses the computer.
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do
(v)
zou6
do
女人做家務。
neoi5 jan2 zou6 gaa1 mou6
The woman does housework.
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go
(v)
heoi3
go
直去
zik6 heoi3
go straight ahead
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come
(v)
loi4
come
女孩曾經走近攝錄機。
neoi5 haai4 cang4 ging1 zau2 kan5 sip3 luk6 gei1
The girl came towards the video camera.
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laugh
(v)
siu3
laugh
情侶因開玩笑而笑。
cing4 leoi5 jan1 hoi1 wun6 siu3 ji4 siu3
The couple laughs at a joke.
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make
(v)
zou6
make
女傭正在酒店房間整理床。
neoi5 jung4 zing3 zoi6 zau2 dim3 fong4 gaan1 zing2 lei5 cong4"
The maid is making the bed in a hotel room.
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see
(v)
hon3
see
遊客看了日落。
jau4 haak3 hon3 liu5 jat6 lok6
The tourists watched the sunset.
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far
(adj)
jyun5
far
車站離這裡很遠。
ce1 zaam6 lei4 ze2 leoi5 han2 jyun5
The station is far from here.
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small
(adj)
sai3
small
good
(adj)
hou2
good
吃蔬菜對身體好。
hek3 so1 coi3 deoi3 san1 tai2 hou2
Vegetables are good for you.
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beautiful
美麗 美麗 (adj)
mei5 lai6
beautiful
她很美麗。
taa1 han2 mei5 lai6
She is beautiful.
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ugly
(adj)
cau2
ugly
醜樣
cau2 joeng2
ugly face
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difficult
困難 困難 (adj)
kwan3 naan4
difficult
英文很難。
jing1 man2 han2 naan4
English is difficult.
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