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Hi watchers! Welcome back to Cantonese Weekly Words! This week we are going to talk about Jobs, 工作 (gung1 zok3) “jobs; occupation”.
1. 警察 (ging2 caat3) "police"
我哥哥細個嘅志願係做警察。 (ngo5 go4 go1 sai3 go3 ge3 zi3 jyun6 hai6 zou6 ging2 caat3.) "When my elder brother was younger, his dream was to be a policeman."
2. 醫生 (ji1 sang1) "doctor"
"My uncle is a doctor." 我姨丈係個醫生。 (ngo5 ji4 zoeng2 hai6 go3 ji1 sang1.)
3. 護士 (wu6 si6) "nurse"
我朋友Cherry係個護士。 (ngo5 pang4 jau5 CHERRY hai6 go3 wu6 si6.) "My friend Cherry is a nurse."
Hi, Cherry!
4. 教授 (gaau3 sau6) "lecturer” or “professor"
教 (gaau3) is “to teach”; and 教授 (gaau3 sau6) is a “professor” or "lecturer”.
我表哥係個教授。 (ngo5 biu2 go1 hai6 go3 gaau3 sau6.) "My cousin is a professor."
5. 主婦 (zyu2 fu5) "housewife"
Women who take care of the family.
主婦係冇得放假嘅。 (zyu2 fu5 hai6 mou5 dak1 fong3 gaa3 ge3.) "Housewives don't have holidays.”
It’s a really tough job!
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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Which word do you like the most?

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robert groulx
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thanks for the lesson

my favorite word is 警察