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Hello! Welcome to CantoneseClass101.com’s Weekly Words!
Today we’re going to talk about the weather 天氣, weather.
1. 落雨 rainy
今日落雨,好麻煩。 It's raining today and it's very annoying.
2. 晴天 sunny
我鍾意晴天。 I like it when it's sunny.
3. 颱風 typhoon / hurricane
In Asia we have a lot of typhoons in the summer, especially in July and August.
今年有十五個颱風嚟咗香港。 Fifteen typhoons came to Hong Kong this year.
Well, I made it up, I hope that’s not true, that’s a bit too much.
4. 閃電 lightening
閃 is “to flash”, and 電 is “electricity”
我隻狗好驚閃電。 My dog is afraid of the lightening.
5. 彩虹 Rainbow
彩虹有七隻顏色。 Rainbow has seven colors.
Can you name them all in Cantonese?
紅,橙,黃,綠,青,藍,紫, seven colors.
So that’s it for today, today we talked about the weather, 天氣, in Cantonese. And I’ll see you next time, I’m Olivia, this is Hong Kong. Check out CantoneseClass101.com and I’ll see you next time. Bye!

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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Which word do you like the most?

CantoneseClass101
Wednesday at 05:00 PM
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Hi Danilo,


To ask "does it snow there?" we say 嗰度會唔會落雪? (literally "there, will or will not, snow?")

Keep up the good work! :thumbsup:


Olivia

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Danilo
Wednesday at 03:23 PM
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How would you say, "does it snow there?" 嗰度書?