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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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上司
(soeng6 si1)
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"superior"
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上司
(SLOW)
上司
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superior
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我上司非常冷靜。
(ngo5 soeng6 si1 fei1 soeng4 laang5 zing6.)
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"My superior is very calm."
(SLOW)
我上司非常冷靜。
2.
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公司
(gung1 si1)
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"company"
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公司
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公司
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company
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你對呢間公司有咩認識?
(nei5 deoi3 ni1 gaan1 gung1 si1 jau5 me1 jing6 sik1?)
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"What do you know about this company?"
(SLOW)
你對呢間公司有咩認識?
3.
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人工
(jan4 gung1)
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"salary"
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人工
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人工
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salary
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你人工高唔高?
(nei5 jan4 gung1 gou1 m4 gou1?)
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"How high is your salary?"
(SLOW)
你人工高唔高?
4.
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收音機
(sau1 jam1 gei1)
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"radio"
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收音機
(SLOW)
收音機
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radio
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我鍾意聽收音機。
(ngo5 zung1 ji3 teng1 sau1 jam1 gei1.)
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"I like listening to the radio."
(SLOW)
我鍾意聽收音機。
5.
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電視
(din6 si6)
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"television"
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電視
(SLOW)
電視
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television
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一家人一齊睇電視。
(jat1 gaa1 jan4 jat1 cai4 tai2 din6 si6.)
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"The family is watching television."
(SLOW)
一家人一齊睇電視。
6.
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互聯網
(wu6 lyun4 mong5)
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"Internet"
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互聯網
(SLOW)
互聯網
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Internet
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越嚟越多人開始喺互聯網購物。
(jyut6 lei4 jyut6 do1 jan4 hoi1 ci2 hai2 wu6 lyun4 mong5 kau3 mat6.)
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"More and more people have started shopping on the internet."
(SLOW)
越嚟越多人開始喺互聯網購物。
7.
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報紙
(bou3 zi2)
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"newspaper"
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報紙
(SLOW)
報紙
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newspaper
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一路食早餐,一路睇報紙。
(jat1 lou6 sik6 zou2 can1, jat1 lou6 tai2 bou3 zi2.)
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"Reading the newspaper while eating breakfast."
(SLOW)
一路食早餐,一路睇報紙。
8.
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新聞台
(san1 man4 toi4)
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"news channel"
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新聞台
(SLOW)
新聞台
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news channel
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我黃昏嘅時候開新聞台。
(ngo5 wong4 fan1 ge3 si4 hau6 hoi1 san1 man4 toi4.)
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"I turn on the news channel in the evening."
(SLOW)
我黃昏嘅時候開新聞台。
9.
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樂器
(ngok6 hei3)
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"musical instrument"
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樂器
(SLOW)
樂器
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musical instrument
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你識唔識玩樂器?
(nei5 sik1 m4 sik1 waan2 ngok6 hei3?)
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"Can you play a musical instrument?"
(SLOW)
你識唔識玩樂器?
10.
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油畫
(jau4 waa2)
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"painting"
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油畫
(SLOW)
油畫
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painting
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喺博物館入面有好多油畫。
(hai2 bok3 mat6 gun2 jap6 min6 jau5 hou2 do1 jau4 waa2.)
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"There are many paintings in the museum."
(SLOW)
喺博物館入面有好多油畫。
11.
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劇場
(kek6 coeng4)
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"theater"
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劇場
(SLOW)
劇場
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theater
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劇場喺邊度?
(kek6 coeng4 hai2 bin1 dou6?)
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"Where is the theatre?"
(SLOW)
劇場喺邊度?
12.
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音樂劇
(jam1 ngok6 kek6)
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"musical"
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音樂劇
(SLOW)
音樂劇
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musical
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我買咗音樂劇嘅飛。
(ngo5 maai5 zo2 jam1 ngok6 kek6 ge3 fei1.)
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"I got tickets to a musical."
(SLOW)
我買咗音樂劇嘅飛。
13.
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歌劇
(go1 kek6)
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"opera"
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歌劇
(SLOW)
歌劇
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opera
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帶女朋友去睇歌劇會唔會悶親佢呀?
(daai3 neoi5 pang4 jau5 heoi3 tai2 go1 kek6 wui5 m4 wui5 mun6 can1 keoi5 aa3?)
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"Don't you think taking a girlfriend to see opera will make her feel bored?"
(SLOW)
帶女朋友去睇歌劇會唔會悶親佢呀?
14.
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放鬆
(fong3 sung1)
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"relax"
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放鬆
(SLOW)
放鬆
(NORMAL SPEED)
relax
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如果你想瞓得好啲,可以聽音樂放鬆下。
(jyu4 gwo2 nei5 seong2 fan3 dak1 hou2 di1, ho2 ji5 teng1 jam1 ngok6 fong3 sung1 haa5.)
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"If you want to sleep well, listen to light music to relax."
(SLOW)
如果你想瞓得好啲,可以聽音樂放鬆下。
15.
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白板
(baak6 baan2)
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"whiteboard"
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白板
(SLOW)
白板
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whiteboard
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我哋將公式寫喺白板度。
(ngo5 dei6 zoeng1 gung1 sik1 se2 hai2 baak6 baan2 dou6.)
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"Let's write the formula on the whiteboard."
(SLOW)
我哋將公式寫喺白板度。
16.
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黑板
(haak1 baan2)
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"blackboard"
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黑板
(SLOW)
黑板
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blackboard
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老師喺黑板上寫嘢。
(lou5 si1 hai2 haak1 baan2 soeng6 se2 je5. )
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"The teacher writes on the blackboard."
(SLOW)
老師喺黑板上寫嘢。
17.
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測驗
(cak1 jim6)
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"test"
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測驗
(SLOW)
測驗
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test
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我哋最憎突擊測驗。
(ngo5 dei6 zeoi3 zang1 dat6 gik1 cak1 jim6. )
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"We hate surprise tests."
(SLOW)
我哋最憎突擊測驗。
18.
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教科書
(gaau3 fo1 syu1)
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"textbook"
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教科書
(SLOW)
教科書
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textbook
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我唔記得帶教科書。
(ngo5 m4 gei3 dak1 daai3 gaau3 fo1 syu1.)
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"I forgot my textbook."
(SLOW)
我唔記得帶教科書。
19.
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(cin4)
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"front"
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(SLOW)
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front
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前面嗰個人好似係老闆。
(cin4 min6 go2 go3 jan2 hou2 ci3 hai6 lou5 baan2.)
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"The person in front looks like the boss."
(SLOW)
前面嗰個人好似係老闆。
20.
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工作
(gung1 zok3)
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"job"
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工作
(SLOW)
工作
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job
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我工作好忙。
(ngo5 gung1 zok3 hou2 mong4.)
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"I have a busy job."
(SLOW)
我工作好忙。
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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