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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in Cantonese.
Hi everybody, my name is Olivia.
Welcome to The 800 Core Cantonese Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in Cantonese.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
1.
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(gau2)
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"dog"
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dog
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口渴嘅狗喺度飲泳池嘅水。
(hau2 hot3 ge3 gau2 hai2 dou6 jam2 wing6 ci4 ge3 seoi2.)
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"The thirsty dog is drinking from the pool."
(SLOW)
口渴嘅狗喺度飲泳池嘅水。
2.
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(maau1)
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"cat"
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cat
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呢隻貓係黑色嘅。
(ni1 zek3 maau1 hai6 hak1 sik1 ge3.)
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"This cat is black."
(SLOW)
呢隻貓係黑色嘅。
3.
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倉鼠
(cong1 syu2)
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"hamster"
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倉鼠
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倉鼠
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hamster
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倉鼠鍾意喺日頭瞓覺。
(cong1 syu2 zung1 ji3 hai2 jat6 tau2 fan3 gaau3.)
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"Hamsters like to sleep during the day."
(SLOW)
倉鼠鍾意喺日頭瞓覺。
4.
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(nyun5)
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"warm"
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warm
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你隻手凍冰冰,我幫你暖下佢啦。
(nei5 zek3 sau2 dung3 bing1 bing1, ngo5 bong1 nei5 nyun5 haa5 keoi5 laa1.)
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"Your hand is so cold, I'll warm it up for you."
(SLOW)
你隻手凍冰冰,我幫你暖下佢啦。
5.
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落雨
(lok6 jyu5)
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"rain"
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落雨
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落雨
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rain
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條街落緊雨。
(tiu4 gaai1 lok6 gan2 jyu5.)
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"The rain is falling on the street."
(SLOW)
條街落緊雨。
6.
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蕃茄
(faan1 ke2)
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"tomato"
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蕃茄
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蕃茄
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tomato
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超級市場啲蕃茄好平。
(ciu1 kap1 si5 coeng4 di1 faan4 ke2 hou2 peng4.)
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"The tomatoes are very cheap at the supermarket."
(SLOW)
超級市場啲蕃茄好平。
7.
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士多啤梨
(si6 do1 be1 lei2)
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"strawberry"
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士多啤梨
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士多啤梨
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strawberry
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啲人喺度拎士多啤梨。
(di1 jan4 hai2 dou6 ling1 si6 do1 be1 lei2.)
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"The people are taking the strawberries."
(SLOW)
啲人喺度拎士多啤梨。
8.
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車厘子
(ce1 lei4 zi2)
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"cherry"
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車厘子
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車厘子
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cherry
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我想食車厘子。
(ngo5 soeng2 sik6 ce1 lei4 zi2.)
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"I want to eat cherries. "
(SLOW)
我想食車厘子。
9.
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細路
(sai3 lou6)
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"child"
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細路
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細路
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child
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個細路好期待嚟緊嘅迪士尼之旅。
(go3 sai3 lou6 hou2 kei4 doi6 lei4 gan2 ge3 dik6 si6 nei4 zi1 leoi5.)
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"The child was looking forward to his upcoming trip to DisneyLand."
(SLOW)
個細路好期待嚟緊嘅迪士尼之旅。
10.
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朋友
(pang4 jau5)
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"friend"
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朋友
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朋友
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friend
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佢係我朋友。
(keoi5 hai6 ngo5 pang4 jau5.)
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"He is my friend."
(SLOW)
佢係我朋友。
11.
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成人
(sing4 jan4)
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"adult"
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成人
(SLOW)
成人
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adult
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成人票通常都要用原價。
(sing4 jan4 piu3 tung1 soeng4 dou1 jiu3 jung6 jyun4 gaa3.)
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"Adult tickets are usually the original price."
(SLOW)
成人票通常都要用原價。
12.
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單車
(daan1 ce1)
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"bicycle"
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單車
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單車
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bicycle
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你想踩單車定行路去多啲?
(nei5 soeng2 caai2 daan1 ce1 ding6 hang4 lou6 heoi3 do1 di1?)
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"Do you prefer to go by bicycle or on foot?"
(SLOW)
你想踩單車定行路去多啲?
13.
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(ce1)
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"car"
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car
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你後面有車。
(nei5 hau6 min6 jau5 ce1.)
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"There is a car behind you."
(SLOW)
你後面有車。
14.
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電單車
(din6 daan1 ce1)
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"motorcycle"
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電單車
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電單車
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motorcycle
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佢有一架電單車。
(keoi5 jau5 jat1 gaa3 din6 daan1 ce1.)
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"He has a motorcycle."
(SLOW)
佢有一架電單車。
15.
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綿羊仔
(min4 joeng2 zai2)
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"scooter"
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綿羊仔
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綿羊仔
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scooter
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個女人揸緊黃色綿羊仔。
(go3 neoi5 jan2 zaa1 gan2 wong4 sik1 min4 joeng2 zai2.)
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"The woman is riding a yellow scooter."
(SLOW)
個女人揸緊黃色綿羊仔。
16.
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(syun4)
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"boat"
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(SLOW)
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boat
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香蕉船
(hoeng1 ziu1 syun4)
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"banana boat riding"
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香蕉船
17.
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水母
(seoi2 mou5)
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"jellyfish"
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水母
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水母
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jellyfish
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小心啲呀。呢度有好多水母。
(siu2 sam1 di1 aa3. ni1 dou6 jau5 hou2 do1 seoi2 mou5.)
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"Be careful. There are many jellyfish here."
(SLOW)
小心啲呀。呢度有好多水母。
18.
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龍蝦
(lung4 haa1)
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"lobster"
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龍蝦
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龍蝦
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lobster
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龍蝦喺石頭上面。
(lung4 haa1 hai2 sek6 tau4 soeng6 min6.)
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"The lobster is on the rock. "
(SLOW)
龍蝦喺石頭上面。
19.
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(haai5)
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"crab"
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crab
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蟹打橫行。
(haai5 daa2 waang4 hang4.)
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"Crabs walk sideways."
(SLOW)
蟹打橫行。
20.
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海龜
(hoi2 gwai1)
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"turtle"
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海龜
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海龜
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turtle
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海龜喺海裡面游。
(hoi2 gwai1 hai2 hoi2 leoi5 min6 jau4.)
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"The sea turtle is swimming in the sea."
(SLOW)
海龜喺海裡面游。
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
再見。(zoi3 gin3.)

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