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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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總統
(zung2 tung2)
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"president"
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總統
(SLOW)
總統
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president
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呢個國家嘅總統每五年換一次。
(ni1 go3 gwok3 gaa1 ge3 zung2 tung2 mui5 ng5 nin4 wun6 jat1 ci3.)
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"The president of this country changes every 5 years."
(SLOW)
呢個國家嘅總統每五年換一次。
2.
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行業
(hong4 jip6)
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"industry"
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行業
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行業
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industry
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喺呢個行業搵工唔係咁容易。
(hai2 ni1 go3 hong4 jip6 wan2 gung1 m4 hai6 gam3 jung4 ji6.)
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"It’s not that easy to get a job in this industry."
(SLOW)
喺呢個行業搵工唔係咁容易。
3.
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皮帶
(pei4 daai2)
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"belt"
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皮帶
(SLOW)
皮帶
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belt
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男人唔記得戴皮帶。
(naam4 jan2 m4 gei3 dak1 daai3 pei4 daai2.)
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"The man forgot his belt."
(SLOW)
男人唔記得戴皮帶。
4.
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硬幣
(ngaang6 bai6)
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"coin"
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硬幣
(SLOW)
硬幣
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coin
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爸爸畀緊啲硬幣弟弟。
(baa4 baa1 bei2 gan2 di1 ngaang6 bai6 dai4 dai2.)
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"The father is giving my younger brother some coins."
(SLOW)
爸爸畀緊啲硬幣弟弟。
5.
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(cin2)
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"money"
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(SLOW)
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money
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你有冇錢?
(nei5 jau5 mou5 cin2?)
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"Do you have any money?"
(SLOW)
你有冇錢?
6.
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提款卡
(tai4 fun2 kaat1)
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"debit card"
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提款卡
(SLOW)
提款卡
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debit card
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我唔見咗張提款卡,攞唔到錢呀!
(ngo5 m4 gin3 zo2 zoeng1 tai4 fun2 kaat1, lo2 m4 dou2 cin2 aa3!)
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"I lost my debit card, I can't withdraw any money!"
(SLOW)
我唔見咗張提款卡,攞唔到錢呀!
7.
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(daan1)
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"bill"
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(SLOW)
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bill
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伙記,唔該埋單。
(fo2 gei3, m4 goi1 maai4 daan1.)
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"Waiter, the bill please."
(SLOW)
伙記,唔該埋單。
8.
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攝影
(sip3 jing2)
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"photography"
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攝影
(SLOW)
攝影
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photography
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你係咪讀緊攝影?
(nei5 hai6 mai6 duk6 gan2 sip3 jing2?)
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"Are you studying photography?"
(SLOW)
你係咪讀緊攝影?
9.
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起飛
(hei2 fei1)
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"take off"
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起飛
(SLOW)
起飛
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take off
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飛機一陣起飛。
(fei1 gei1 jat1 zan6 hei2 fei1.)
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"The plane will take off in a bit."
(SLOW)
飛機一陣起飛。
10.
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睡房
(seoi6 fong2)
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"bedroom"
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睡房
(SLOW)
睡房
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bedroom
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我間睡房好細。
(ngo5 gaan1 seoi6 fong2 hou2 sai3.)
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"My bedroom is very small."
(SLOW)
我間睡房好細。
11.
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廚房
(cyu4 fong2)
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"kitchen"
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廚房
(SLOW)
廚房
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kitchen
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我喺廚房入面。
(ngo5 hai2 cyu4 fong2 jap6 min6.)
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"I am inside the kitchen."
(SLOW)
我喺廚房入面。
12.
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浴室
(juk6 sat1)
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"bathroom (not the toilet/restroom!)"
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浴室
(SLOW)
浴室
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bathroom (not the toilet/restroom!)
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浴室裡面有個好細嘅窗。
(juk6 sat1 leoi5 min6 jau5 go3 hou2 sai3 ge3 coeng1.)
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"The bathroom has a tiny window."
(SLOW)
浴室裡面有個好細嘅窗。
13.
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畢業
(bat1 jip6)
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"graduation"
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畢業
(SLOW)
畢業
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graduation
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聽日係我個仔嘅畢業典禮。
(ting1 jat6 hai6 ngo5 go3 zai2 ge3 bat1 jip6 din2 lai5.)
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"Tomorrow is my son's graduation ceremony."
(SLOW)
聽日係我個仔嘅畢業典禮。
14.
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升職
(sing1 zik1)
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"promotion"
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升職
(SLOW)
升職
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promotion
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恭喜你升職 !
(gung1 hei2 nei5 sing1 zik1!)
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"Congratulations on your promotion!"
(SLOW)
恭喜你升職 !
15.
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結婚週年
(git3 fan1 zau1 nin4)
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"anniversary"
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結婚週年
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結婚週年
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anniversary
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幾時係你哋嘅結婚週年記念?
(gei2 si4 hai6 nei5 dei6 ge3 git3 fan1 zau1 nin4 gei2 nim6?)
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"When is your wedding anniversary?"
(SLOW)
幾時係你哋嘅結婚週年記念?
16.
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葬禮
(zong3 lai5)
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"funeral"
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葬禮
(SLOW)
葬禮
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funeral
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葬禮會喺聽日舉行。
(zong3 lai5 wui5 hai2 ting1 jat6 geoi2 hang4.)
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"The funeral will be held tomorrow."
(SLOW)
葬禮會喺聽日舉行。
17.
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婚禮
(fan1 lai5)
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"wedding"
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婚禮
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婚禮
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wedding
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婚禮暫時定咗喺六月。
(fan1 lai5 zaam6 si4 ding6 zo2 hai2 luk6 jyut6.)
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"The wedding is tentatively set to be in June."
(SLOW)
婚禮暫時定咗喺六月。
18.
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解釋
(gaai2 sik1)
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"explain"
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解釋
(SLOW)
解釋
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explain
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你唔使再解釋。
(nei5 m4 sai2 zeoi3 gaai2 sik1.)
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"You don't need to explain anymore."
(SLOW)
你唔使再解釋。
19.
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(hau6)
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"back"
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back
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網吧喺酒吧後面。
(mong5 baa1 hai2 zau2 baa1 hau6 min6.)
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"The internet cafe is at the back of the bar."
(SLOW)
網吧喺酒吧後面。
20.
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(dung1)
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"east"
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(SLOW)
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east
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太陽由東邊升起。
(taai3 joeng4 jau4 dung1 bin1 sing1 hei2.)
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"The sun rises in the east."
(SLOW)
太陽由東邊升起。
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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