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It's a phrase that is more usually used today as a jibe than actual regret. It's like the "hai-yaa" phrase we heard a lot nowadays.
jam1 gung1 lo3!
My mother spoke limited Cantonese and would on occasion say an expression indicating unhappiness or exasperation with the situation. Sounded something like: Yum goong oh!!
Any idea what the actual phrase might be and how to write out in pin yin and chinese characters?
In this slideshow mode, there is a larger time gap between each of those recordings. If you are looking for a slowed version of the recordings, we will make a plan of rolling it out! 😄
Hi How come for the slideshow mode, the speed, when I click "slow" it is still fast?
Thank you for your questions and advice about adding the direction vocab.
If you are interested in learning more about the direction vocabularies, you may like to check out the following links.
Directions in Cantonese
你好嗎？(nei5 hou2 maa3?) ~ How are you?
我好好/ 我幾好。(ngo5 hou2 hou2 / ngo5 gei2 hou2.) ~ I am fine.
多謝。(do1 ze6.) ~ Thank you.
你呢？(nei5 ne1?) ~ How about you?
對唔住。(deoi3 m4 zyu6.) ~ Sorry.
Hi there, could you please add phrases for giving directions, like, go straight, left or right.
How are you in cantonese is lei ho ma,
I’m fine is ngo ho ho
Thank you is deio m zyu
And how about you is lei li
Is these correct or no
Hello Simon Fraser,
Thank you for your comment and letting us knowing that you are interested in the spoken form.
I really like the Survival Phrases Lesson because it provides lot of useful daily conversation in spoken form. ?
I've just seen the other comments. I'm also only interested in the spoken forms
Good vocab but a lot of these phrases are very different from the standard ones I have been learning.
Thank you so much for your time and great advice. We have started adding the label of written form or spoken form in some of the lessons. Appreciate so much for sharing your opinion which is so valuable for improving the lesson.
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好多謝你！(hou2 do1 ze6 nei5!)~ Thank you so much!