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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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(taai1)
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"necktie"
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(SLOW)
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necktie
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如果你唔好好打呔,睇落會好不修邊幅。
(jyu4 gwo2 nei5 m4 hou2 hou2 daa2 taai1, tai2 lok6 wui5 hou2 bat1 sau1 bin1 fuk1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"If you don't tie your necktie properly, you will look like a slob."
(SLOW)
如果你唔好好打呔,睇落會好不修邊幅。
2.
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西裝
(sai1 zong1)
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"suit"
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西裝
(SLOW)
西裝
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suit
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著西裝永遠唔可以襯波鞋。
(zoek3 sai1 zong1 wing5 jyun5 m4 ho2 ji5 can3 bo1 haai4.)
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"Never wear a suit and a pair of sport shoes together."
(SLOW)
著西裝永遠唔可以襯波鞋。
3.
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波鞋
(bo1 haai4)
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"sneaker"
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波鞋
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波鞋
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sneaker
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我對波鞋非常舒服。
(ngo5 deoi3 bo1 haai4 fei1 soeng4 syu1 fuk6.)
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"My sneakers are very comfortable."
(SLOW)
我對波鞋非常舒服。
4.
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二十一
(ji6 sap6 jat1)
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"twenty-one"
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二十一
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二十一
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twenty-one
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建築物有二十一層。
(gin3 zuk1 mat6 jau5 ji6 sap6 jat1 cang4.)
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"The building has twenty-one stories."
(SLOW)
建築物有二十一層。
5.
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二十二
(ji6 sap6 ji6)
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"twenty-two"
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二十二
(SLOW)
二十二
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twenty-two
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二十二係佢最鍾意嘅數字。
(ji6 sap6 ji6 hai6 keoi5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 ge3 sou3 zi6.)
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"Twenty-two is her favorite number."
(SLOW)
二十二係佢最鍾意嘅數字。
6.
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三十三
(saam1 sap6 saam1)
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"thirty-three"
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三十三
(SLOW)
三十三
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thirty-three
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我細佬三十三歲。
(ngo5 sai3 lou2 saam1 sap6 saam1 seoi3.)
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"My younger brother is thirty-three years old."
(SLOW)
我細佬三十三歲。
7.
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四十四
(sei3 sap6 sei3)
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"forty-four"
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四十四
(SLOW)
四十四
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forty-four
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我今年會有四十四個考試。
(ngo5 gam1 nin4 wui5 jau5 sei3 sap6 sei3 go3 haau2 si3.)
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"I'll have forty-four exams this year."
(SLOW)
我今年會有四十四個考試。
8.
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五十五
(ng5 sap6 ng5)
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"fifty-five"
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五十五
(SLOW)
五十五
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fifty-five
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我部電視有五十五個台。
(ngo5 bou6 din6 si6 jau5 ng5 sap6 ng5 go3 toi4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My TV has fifty-five channels."
(SLOW)
我部電視有五十五個台。
9.
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學生
(hok6 saang1)
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"student"
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學生
(SLOW)
學生
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student
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佢係一個好學生。
(keoi5 hai6 jat1 go3 hou2 hok6 saang1.)
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"She is a good student."
(SLOW)
佢係一個好學生。
10.
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(tai2)
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"watch"
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(SLOW)
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watch
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我鍾意喺露台睇日落。
(ngo5 zung1 ji3 hai2 lou6 toi4 tai2 jat6 lok6.)
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"I like watching the sunset from the balcony."
(SLOW)
我鍾意喺露台睇日落。
11.
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課室
(fo3 sat1)
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"classroom"
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課室
(SLOW)
課室
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classroom
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佢自己一個喺課室。
(keoi5 zi6 gei2 jat1 go3 hai2 fo3 sat1.)
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"She was alone in the classroom."
(SLOW)
佢自己一個喺課室。
12.
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學校
(hok6 haau6)
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"school"
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學校
(SLOW)
學校
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school
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好多學校都再冇美術堂。
(hou2 do1 hok6 haau6 dou1 zoi3 mou5 mei5 seot6 tong4.)
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"Many schools don't offer art classes anymore."
(SLOW)
好多學校都再冇美術堂。
13.
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學校嘅凳
(hok6 haau6 ge3 dang3)
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"school chair"
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學校嘅凳
(SLOW)
學校嘅凳
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school chair
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我買咗個咕𠱸放喺學校嘅凳度。
(ngo5 maai5 zo2 go3 ku1 seon2 fong3 hai2 hok6 haau6 ge3 dang3 dou6.)
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"I bought a cushion for my school chair."
(SLOW)
我買咗個咕𠱸放喺學校嘅凳度。
14.
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學校嘅書枱
(hok6 haau6 ge3 syu1 toi2)
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"school desk"
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學校嘅書枱
(SLOW)
學校嘅書枱
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school desk
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學校嘅書枱全部都係新嘅。
(hok6 haau6 ge3 syu1 toi2 cyun4 bou6 dou1 hai6 san1 ge3.)
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"The school desks are all new."
(SLOW)
學校嘅書枱全部都係新嘅。
15.
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上網
(soeng5 mong5)
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"surf the internet"
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上網
(SLOW)
上網
(NORMAL SPEED)
surf the internet
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你可以喺酒店上網。
(nei5 ho2 ji5 hai2 zau2 dim3 soeng5 mong5.)
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"You can surf the net in the hotel."
(SLOW)
你可以喺酒店上網。
16.
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(bak1)
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"north"
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(SLOW)
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north
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歐洲喺地中海嘅北面。
(au1 zau1 hai2 dei6 zung1 hoi2 ge3 bak1 min6.)
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"Europe is north of the Mediterranean Sea."
(SLOW)
歐洲喺地中海嘅北面。
17.
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(faan1)
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"return"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
return
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男人收工返屋企。佢屋企人歡迎佢返嚟。
(naam4 jan2 sau1 gung1 faan1 uk1 kei2. keoi5 uk1 kei2 jan4 fun1 jing4 keoi5 faan1 lei4.)
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"The man returns home from work. His family welcomes him."
(SLOW)
男人收工返屋企。佢屋企人歡迎佢返嚟。
18.
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沖涼
(cung1 loeng4)
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"bathe"
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沖涼
(SLOW)
沖涼
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bathe
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一定要學識點樣幫BB正確沖涼。
(jat1 ding6 jiu3 hok6 sik1 dim2 joeng2 bong1 bi4 bi1 zing3 kok3 cung1 loeng4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"One must learn how to bathe a baby properly."
(SLOW)
一定要學識點樣幫BB正確沖涼。
19.
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瞓覺
(fan3 gaau3)
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"sleep"
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瞓覺
(SLOW)
瞓覺
(NORMAL SPEED)
sleep
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女仔準備要瞓覺。
(neoi5 zai2 zeon2 bei6 jiu3 fan3 gaau3.)
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"The girl is about to sleep."
(SLOW)
女仔準備要瞓覺。
20.
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(naam4)
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"south"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
south
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雀仔飛向南方。
(zoek3 zai2 fei1 hoeng3 naam4 fong1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The birds are flying south."
(SLOW)
雀仔飛向南方。
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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