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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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直升機
(zik6 sing1 gei1)
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"helicopter"
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直升機
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直升機
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helicopter
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總裁搭直升機返工。
(zung2 coi4 daap3 zik6 sing1 gei1 faan1 gung1.)
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"The CEO travels to work by helicopter. "
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總裁搭直升機返工。
2.
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黑色
(haak1 sik1)
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"black"
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黑色
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黑色
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black
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女人著住黑色冷衫。
(neoi5 jan2 zoek3 zyu6 haak1 sik1 laang1 saam1.)
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"The woman is wearing a black sweater. "
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女人著住黑色冷衫。
3.
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啡色
(fe1 sik1)
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"brown"
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啡色
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啡色
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brown
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呢頂帽係啡色嘅。
(ni1 deng2 mou5 hai6 fe1 sik1 ge3.)
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"This hat is brown."
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呢頂帽係啡色嘅。
4.
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灰色
(fui1 sik1)
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"gray"
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灰色
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灰色
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gray
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灰色唔係一種鮮艷嘅顏色。
(fui1 sik1 m4 hai6 jat1 zung2 sin1 jim6 ge3 ngaan4 sik1.)
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"Gray is not a very flashy color."
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灰色唔係一種鮮艷嘅顏色。
5.
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休息
(jau1 sik1)
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"rest"
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休息
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休息
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rest
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我哋禮拜日休息。
(ngo5 dei6 lai5 baai3 jat6 jau1 sik1.)
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"On Sunday, we rest."
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我哋禮拜日休息。
6.
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(teng1)
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"hear"
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hear
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聽講呢間鋪嘅拉麵好好食。
(teng1 gong2 ni1 gaan1 pou3 ge3 laai1 min6 hou2 hou2 sik6.)
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"I've heard that this shop’s ramen tastes good."
(SLOW)
聽講呢間鋪嘅拉麵好好食。
7.
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想要
(soeng2 jiu3)
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"want"
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想要
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想要
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want
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我想要張香港地圖。
(ngo5 soeng2 jiu3 zoeng1 hoeng1 gong2 dei6 tou4.)
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"I want a map of Hong Kong."
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我想要張香港地圖。
8.
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嘔心
(au2 sam1)
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"disgusting"
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嘔心
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嘔心
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disgusting
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男人食緊好嘔心嘅小食。
(naam4 jan2 sik6 gan2 hou2 au2 sam1 ge3 siu2 sik6.)
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"The man is eating a disgusting snack."
(SLOW)
男人食緊好嘔心嘅小食。
9.
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十一
(sap6 jat1)
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"eleven"
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十一
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十一
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eleven
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十一點半左右你有可能見到佢。
(sap6 jat1 dim2 bun3 zo2 jau2 nei5 jau5 ho2 nang4 gin3 dou2 keoi5.)
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"You might catch her at about half past eleven."
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十一點半左右你有可能見到佢。
10.
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十二
(sap6 ji6)
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"twelve"
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十二
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十二
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twelve
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十二除六得二。
(sap6 ji6 ceoi4 luk6 dak1 ji6.)
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"Six goes into twelve twice."
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十二除六得二。
11.
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十三
(sap6 saam1)
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"thirteen"
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十三
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十三
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thirteen
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佢十三歲。
(keoi5 sap6 saam1 seoi3.)
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"He is thirteen years old."
(SLOW)
佢十三歲。
12.
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電子郵件
(din6 zi2 jau4 gin2)
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"e-mail"
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電子郵件
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電子郵件
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e-mail
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我檢查電子郵件。
(ngo5 gim2 caa4 din6 zi2 jau4 gin2.)
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"I check my e-mail."
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我檢查電子郵件。
13.
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手提電話
(sau2 tai4 din6 waa2)
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"cellular phone"
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手提電話
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手提電話
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cellular phone
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女人用緊手提電話傳短訊。
(neoi5 jan2 jung6 gan2 sau2 tai4 din6 waa2 cyun4 dyun2 seon3.)
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"The woman is texting on her cellular phone."
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女人用緊手提電話傳短訊。
14.
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短訊
(dyun2 seon3)
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"text message"
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短訊
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短訊
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text message
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佢發咗短訊俾我。
(keoi5 faat3 zo2 dyun2 seon3 bei2 ngo5.)
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"She sent a text message to me."
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佢發咗短訊俾我。
15.
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(zeoi2)
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"mouth"
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mouth
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佢個嘴好靚。
(keoi5 go3 zeoi2 hou2 leng3.)
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"Her mouth is very pretty."
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佢個嘴好靚。
16.
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面珠登
(min6 zyu1 dang1)
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"cheek"
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面珠登
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面珠登
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cheek
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小朋友個面珠登好紅。
(siu2 pang4 jau5 go3 min6 zyu1 dang1 hou2 hung4.)
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"The child's cheeks are red. "
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小朋友個面珠登好紅。
17.
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(bei6)
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"nose"
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nose
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我鼻塞。
(ngo5 bei6 sat1.)
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"My nose is stuffy."
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我鼻塞。
18.
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筆記
(bat1 gei3)
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"notebook"
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筆記
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筆記
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notebook
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畀本筆記簿我。
(bei2 bun2 bat1 gei3 bou2 ngo5.)
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"Give me a notebook."
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畀本筆記簿我。
19.
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鉛筆
(jyun4 bat1)
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"pencil"
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鉛筆
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鉛筆
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pencil
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鉛筆係石墨造嘅,同埋冇含鉛。
(jyun4 bat1 hai6 sek6 mak6 zou6 ge3, tung4 maai4 mou5 ham4 jyun4.)
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"Pencils are made from graphite, and contain no lead. "
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鉛筆係石墨造嘅,同埋冇含鉛。
20.
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擦膠
(caat3 gaau1)
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"eraser"
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擦膠
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擦膠
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eraser
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我可唔可以用你舊擦膠?
(ngo5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 jung6 nei5 gau6 caat3 gaau1?)
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"Can I use your eraser? "
(SLOW)
我可唔可以用你舊擦膠?
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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