Vocabulary

Learn New Words FAST with this Lesson’s Vocab Review List

Get this lesson’s key vocab, their translations and pronunciations. Sign up for your Free Lifetime Account Now and get 7 Days of Premium Access including this feature.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Transcript

Hi. Welcome to Cantonese weekly words. I am Olivia and this week, we will talk about Health Concerns. Let’s see what we have.
1. 頭痛 (tau4 tung3) is "headache"
Headache in a sentence...
你令到我好頭痛!(nei5 ling6 dou3 ngo5 hou2 tau4 tung3!)
"You're giving me headaches."
我夜晚臨瞓都頭痛
(ngo5 je6 maan5 lam4 fan3 dou1 tau4 tung3.)
"I have a headache every night before I go to sleep."
2. 頭暈 (tau4 wan4) is "dizzy" and feeling giddy, dizzy, yeah.
我有啲頭暈,想早啲返屋企。
(ngo5 jau5 di1 tau4 wan4, soeng2 zou2 di1 faan1 uk1 kei2.)
"I'm feeling dizzy, I want to go home early and rest."
3. 肚痛 (tou5 tung3) is "stomachache"
頭(tau4) is "head" and 肚 (tou5) is "stomach".
So 痛 (tung3) is "pain".
So 肚痛 (tou5 tung3) is "stomachache"
哎呀,唔知食咗乜嘢,而家好肚痛。
(aai1 jaa3, m4 zi1 sik6 zo2 mat1 je5, ji4 gaa1 hou2 tou5 tung3.)
"I don't know what I ate, but I'm having a really bad stomach-ache right now."
Next. Next is...
4. 敏感 (man5 gam2) is "allergy"
Like we are having an allergic reaction.
我對花生敏感。
(ngo5 deoi3 faa1 sang1 man5 gam2.)
"I'm allergic to peanuts."
我對海鮮敏感。
(ngo5 deoi3 hoi2 sin1 man5 gam2.)
"I'm allergic to seafood."
It’s not true. That will be so bad. I love seafood.
5. 作嘔 (zok3 au2) is "nauseous"
Feeling nauseous that would be. I have to throw up.
佢近排成日作嘔,唔知係有咩事。
(keoi5 gan6 paai4 sing4 jat6 zok3 au2, m4 zi1 hai6 jau5 me1 si6.)
"She has been feeling nauseous all the time lately, I wonder what happened?"
Today, we talked about Health Concerns and I will see you next week. I’m Olivia, see you next time!

1 Comment

Hide
Please to leave a comment.
😄 😞 😳 😁 😒 😎 😠 😆 😅 😜 😉 😭 😇 😴 😮 😈 ❤️️ 👍
Sorry, please keep your comment under 800 characters. Got a complicated question? Try asking your teacher using My Teacher Messenger.
Sorry, please keep your comment under 800 characters.

CantoneseClass101.com
Tuesday at 6:30 pm
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Which word do you like the most?