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Hi guys! Welcome to Cantonese Weekly Words!
In this video we’re going to talk about flavors, 味道, flavors.
1. 甜 sweet
我鍾意食甜嘢。 I like eating sweet food.
2. 酸 sour
檸檬好酸。 Lemons are sour.
3. 苦 bitter
我細個唔鍾意食苦瓜。 I wouldn't eat bitter melon when I was younger.
4. 辣 spicy
I like eating spicy food. 我鍾意食辣嘢。
So if you like eating spicy food you can tell people that, 我鍾意食辣嘢。
5. 澀 tannic
spinach, and the tannin in tea and some red wine, is 澀.
In a sentence, 呢隻酒太澀,我唔鍾意。 This wine is too tannic, which I don't like.
So that’s it for today, today we talked about flavors, 味道. And I’ll see you next time in other Cantonese videos, I’m Olivia, Bye!


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

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Wednesday at 04:44 PM
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Hello robert groulx,

You are very welcome. 😇

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robert groulx
Monday at 10:29 PM
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thanks forthe lesson

my favorite flavor is . 甜


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Sunday at 10:41 PM
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Hello lo taai,

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酸 (syun1)~sour

苦( fu2)~bitter

辣 ( laat6) ~spicy

鹹 haam4) ~salty



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lo taai
Wednesday at 02:00 PM
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ngo5 jau5 luk6 mei6 dou6 syun1 tim4 fu2 laat6 haam4 gip3 the six tastes I have are bitter, sweet , spicy, salty and tannic

di1 mei6 dou6 hou2 gip3 the taste is of tannin

lo taai