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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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(mun6)
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"boring"
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boring
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我份工好悶。
(ngo5 fan6 gung1 hou2 mun6.)
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"My job is boring."
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我份工好悶。
2.
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刺激
(ci3 gik1)
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"exciting"
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刺激
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刺激
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exciting
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龍舟比賽好刺激!
(lung4 zau1 bei2 coi3 hou2 ci3 gik1!)
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"Dragon boat race is very exciting!"
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龍舟比賽好刺激!
3.
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重要
(zung6 jiu3)
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"important"
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重要
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重要
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important
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今朝有兩個好重要嘅會議。
(gam1 ziu1 jau5 loeng5 go3 hou2 zung6 jiu3 ge3 wui6 ji5.)
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"There were two important meetings this morning."
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今朝有兩個好重要嘅會議。
4.
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信用卡
(seon3 jung6 kaat1)
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"credit card"
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信用卡
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信用卡
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credit card
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你張信用卡用唔到。
(nei5 zoeng1 seon3 jung6 kaat1 jung6 m4 dou2.)
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"Your credit card can't be used."
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你張信用卡用唔到。
5.
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鎖匙
(so2 si4)
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"key"
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鎖匙
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鎖匙
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key
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黑擝擝,好難睇到邊條鎖匙先啱。
(haak1 mang1 mang1, hou2 naan4 tai2 dou2 bin1 tiu4 so2 si4 sin1 aam1.)
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"It is hard to find out if a key fits when it's all dark."
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黑擝擝,好難睇到邊條鎖匙先啱。
6.
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駕駛執照
(gaa3 sai2 zap1 ziu3)
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"driver's license"
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駕駛執照
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駕駛執照
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driver's license
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我唔鍾意我駕駛執照嗰張相。
(ngo5 m4 zung1 ji3 ngo5 gaa3 sai2 zap1 ziu3 go2 zoeng1 soeng2.)
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"I don't like the photo on my driver's licence."
(SLOW)
我唔鍾意我駕駛執照嗰張相。
7.
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森林
(sam1 lam4)
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"forest"
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森林
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森林
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forest
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老虎住喺森林入面。
(lou5 fu2 zyu6 hai2 sam1 lam4 jap6 min6.)
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"Tiger lives in the forest."
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老虎住喺森林入面。
8.
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(ho4)
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"river"
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river
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河流形成峽谷。
(ho4 lau4 jing4 sing4 haap6 guk1.)
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"The flowing river created the canyon."
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河流形成峽谷。
9.
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海洋
(hoi2 joeng4)
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"ocean"
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海洋
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海洋
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ocean
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海洋公園嘅熊貓好得意。
(hoi2 joeng4 gung1 jyun2 ge3 hung4 maau1 hou2 dak1 ji3.)
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"The pandas in Ocean Park are very cute."
(SLOW)
海洋公園嘅熊貓好得意。
10.
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(wu4)
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"lake"
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lake
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我屋企隔籬有一個好靚嘅湖。
(ngo5 uk1 kei2 gaak3 lei4 jau5 jat1 go3 hou2 leng3 ge3 wu4.)
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"There’s a beautiful lake beside my house."
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我屋企隔籬有一個好靚嘅湖。
11.
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文件
(man4 gin2)
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"document"
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文件
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文件
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document
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你唔盡快攞啲文件俾我,我就炒咗你。
(nei5 m4 zeon6 faai3 lo2 di1 man4 gin6 bei2 ngo5, ngo5 zau6 caau2 zo2 nei5.)
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"If you don't bring me the documents as soon as possible, you're fired."
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你唔盡快攞啲文件俾我,我就炒咗你。
12.
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電腦
(din6 nou5)
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"computer"
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電腦
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電腦
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computer
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我開電腦。
(ngo5 hoi1 din6 nou5.)
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"I turn on my computer."
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我開電腦。
13.
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傳真機
(cyun4 zan1 gei1)
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"fax machine"
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傳真機
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傳真機
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fax machine
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你有冇傳真機?
(nei5 jau5 mou5 cyun4 zan1 gei1?)
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"Do you have a fax machine?"
(SLOW)
你有冇傳真機?
14.
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打印機
(daa2 jan3 gei1)
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"printer"
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打印機
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打印機
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printer
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打印機喺隔籬房,所以要過去攞啲文件。
(daa2 jan3 gei1 hai2 gaak3 lei4 fong2, so2 ji3 jiu3 gwo3 heoi3 lo2 di1 man4 gin2.)
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"The printer is in the next room, so I have to go grab the documents."
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打印機喺隔籬房,所以要過去攞啲文件。
15.
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鉛芯筆
(jyun4 sam1 bat1)
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"mechanical pencil"
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鉛芯筆
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鉛芯筆
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mechanical pencil
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我第一次喺畫畫比賽贏嘅獎品係鉛芯筆。
(ngo5 dai6 jat1 ci3 hai2 waak6 waa2 bei2 coi3 jeng4 ge3 zoeng2 ban2 hai6 jyun4 sam1 bat1.)
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"My very first prize that I won from a drawing contest was a mechanical pencil."
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我第一次喺畫畫比賽贏嘅獎品係鉛芯筆。
16.
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(cek3)
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"ruler"
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ruler
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十二英寸長尺
(sap6 ji6 jing1 cyun3 coeng4 cek3)
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"twelve inch ruler "
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十二英寸長尺
17.
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箱頭筆
(soeng1 tau4 bat1)
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"marker"
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箱頭筆
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箱頭筆
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marker
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支箱頭筆就快冇墨。
(zi1 soeng1 tau4 bat1 zau6 faai3 mou5 mak6.)
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"The marker is running low on ink."
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支箱頭筆就快冇墨。
18.
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銀行
(ngan4 hong4)
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"bank"
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銀行
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銀行
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bank
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中環有好多銀行。
(zung1 waan4 jau5 hou2 do1 ngan4 hong4.)
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"Central has a lot of banks."
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中環有好多銀行。
19.
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便利店
(bin6 lei6 dim3)
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"convenience store"
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便利店
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便利店
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convenience store
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話明係便利店,梗係二十四小時營業啦!
(waa6 ming4 hai6 bin6 lei6 dim3, gang2 hai6 ji6 sap6 sei3 siu2 si4 jing4 jip6 laa1!)
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"It's a convenience store, so of course it's open 24 hours."
(SLOW)
話明係便利店,梗係二十四小時營業啦!
20.
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醫院
(ji1 jyun2)
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"hospital"
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醫院
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醫院
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hospital
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美國嘅醫院費用好貴。
(mei5 gwok3 ge3 ji1 jyun2 fai3 jung6 hou2 gwai3.)
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"Hospital fees in America are extremely high."
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美國嘅醫院費用好貴。
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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