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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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(bong1)
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"help"
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help
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唔該哂你幫手!
(m4 goi1 saai3 nei5 bong1 sau2!)
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"Thank you for your help!"
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唔該哂你幫手!
2.
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(hok6)
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"learn"
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learn
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佢去咗印度學瑜伽。
(keoi5 heoi3 zo2 jan3 dou6 hok6 jyu4 gaa1.)
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"He went off to India to learn Yoga."
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佢去咗印度學瑜伽。
3.
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(juk1)
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"move"
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move
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你唔好郁。
(nei5 m4 hou2 juk1.)
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"You don't move."
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你唔好郁。
4.
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十七
(sap6 cat1)
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"seventeen"
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十七
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十七
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seventeen
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佢十七歲。
(keoi5 sap6 cat1 seoi3.)
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"He is seventeen years old."
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佢十七歲。
5.
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十八
(sap6 baat3)
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"eighteen"
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十八
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十八
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eighteen
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我朋友十八歲。
(ngo5 pang4 jau5 sap6 baat3 seoi3.)
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"My friend is eighteen years old."
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我朋友十八歲。
6.
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十九
(sap6 gau2)
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"nineteen"
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十九
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十九
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nineteen
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呢度有十九本書。
(ni1 dou6 jau5 sap6 gau2 bun2 syu1.)
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"There are nineteen books here."
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呢度有十九本書。
7.
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二十
(ji6 sap6)
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"twenty"
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二十
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二十
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twenty
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我需要二十件呢個型號嘅。
(ngo5 seoi1 jiu3 ji6 sap6 gin6 ni1 go3 jing4 hou6 ge3.)
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"I need twenty units of this model."
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我需要二十件呢個型號嘅。
8.
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(geng2)
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"neck"
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neck
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我頸痛。
(ngo5 geng2 tung3.)
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"I've got a pain in my neck."
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我頸痛。
9.
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(min6)
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"face"
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face
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我塊面好滑。
(ngo5 faai3 min6 hou2 waat6.)
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"My face is very smooth."
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我塊面好滑。
10.
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(ji5)
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"ear"
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ear
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你日日喺我耳邊唱歌令我好壓抑。
(nei5 jat6 jat6 hai2 ngo5 ji5 bin1 coeng3 go1 ling6 ngo5 hou2 aat3 jik1.)
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"It's depressing to have you singing in my ear every day."
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你日日喺我耳邊唱歌令我好壓抑。
11.
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頭髮
(tau4 faat3)
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"hair"
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頭髮
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頭髮
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hair
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佢啲頭髮真係好短。
(keoi5 di1 tau4 faat3 zan1 hai6 hou2 dyun2.)
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"His hair is really short."
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佢啲頭髮真係好短。
12.
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(saan1)
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"mountain"
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mountain
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富士山係一座好出名嘅火山。
(fu3 si6 saan1 hai6 jat1 zo6 hou2 ceot1 meng2 ge3 fo2 saan1.)
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"Fuji mountain is a very famous volcano."
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富士山係一座好出名嘅火山。
13.
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沙灘
(saa1 taan1)
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"beach"
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沙灘
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沙灘
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beach
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呢個沙灘有鯊魚網。
(ni1 go3 saa1 taan1 jau5 saa1 jyu4 mong5.)
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"This beach has a shark net."
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呢個沙灘有鯊魚網。
14.
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熱帶雨林
(jit6 daai3 jyu5 lam4)
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"rainforest"
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熱帶雨林
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熱帶雨林
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rainforest
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現今好多藥物都係由熱帶雨林嘅植物提煉出嚟。
(jin6 gam1 hou2 do1 joek6 mat6 dou1 hai6 jau4 jit6 daai3 jyu5 lam4 ge3 zik6 mat6 tai4 lin6 ceot1 lei4.)
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"Many modern medicines come from plants found in the rainforest."
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現今好多藥物都係由熱帶雨林嘅植物提煉出嚟。
15.
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(dou2)
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"island"
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island
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希臘有大概六千個島。
(hei1 lip6 jau5 daai6 koi3 luk6 cin1 go3 dou2.)
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"There are around six thousand islands in Greece."
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希臘有大概六千個島。
16.
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字典
(zi6 din2)
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"dictionary"
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字典
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字典
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dictionary
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呢本英文字典有好多例句。
(ni1 bun2 jing1 man4 zi6 din2 jau5 hou2 do1 lai6 geoi3.)
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"There are lots of sample sentences in this English dictionary."
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呢本英文字典有好多例句。
17.
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藍色
(laam4 sik1)
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"blue"
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藍色
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藍色
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blue
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我前面架車係藍色嘅。
(ngo5 cin4 min6 gaa3 ce1 hai6 laam4 sik1 ge3.)
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"The car in front is blue."
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我前面架車係藍色嘅。
18.
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黃色
(wong4 sik1)
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"yellow"
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黃色
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黃色
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yellow
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黃色唔好睇。
(wong4 sik1 m4 hou2 tai2.)
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"Yellow doesn't look good."
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黃色唔好睇。
19.
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橙色
(caang2 sik1)
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"orange"
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橙色
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橙色
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orange
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佢最鍾意嘅顏色係橙色。
(keoi5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 ge3 ngaan4 sik1 hai6 caang2 sik1.)
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"His favorite color is orange. "
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佢最鍾意嘅顏色係橙色。
20.
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顏色
(ngaan4 sik1)
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"color"
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顏色
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顏色
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color
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我想轉吓頭髮顏色。
(ngo5 soeng2 zyun3 haa5 tau4 faat3 ngaan4 sik1.)
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"I would like to change my hair color."
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我想轉吓頭髮顏色。
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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