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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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(caat3)
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"brush"
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brush
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刷咗牙未?
(caat3 zo2 ngaa4 mei6?)
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"Did you brush your teeth?"
(SLOW)
刷咗牙未?
2.
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沖涼
(cung1 loeng4)
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"shower"
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沖涼
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沖涼
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shower
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喺企缸沖涼。
(hai2 kei5 gong1 cung1 loeng4.)
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"Shower in the shower cubicle."
(SLOW)
喺企缸沖涼。
3.
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(sai2)
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"wash"
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wash
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洗完之後隻熊仔變返白雪雪。
(sai2 jyun4 zi1 hau6 zek3 hung4 zai2 bin3 faan1 baak6 syut1 syut1.)
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"After the wash, the teddy bear is clean and white again."
(SLOW)
洗完之後隻熊仔變返白雪雪。
4.
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出門
(ceot1 mun4)
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"leave"
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出門
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出門
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leave
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早啲出門,費事塞車遲到。
(zou2 di1 ceot1 mun4, fai3 si6 sak1 ce1 ci4 dou3.)
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"Let's leave soon, in case we get stuck in a traffic jam and arrive late."
(SLOW)
早啲出門,費事塞車遲到。
5.
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(daan1)
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"check"
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(SLOW)
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check
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唔該,埋單。
(m4 goi1, maai4 daan1.)
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"Could I get the check, please?"
(SLOW)
唔該,埋單。
6.
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六十六
(luk6 sap6 luk6)
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"sixty-six"
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六十六
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六十六
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sixty-six
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我跑咗六十六分鐘。
(ngo5 paau2 zo2 luk6 sap6 luk6 fan1 zung1.)
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"I ran for sixty-six minutes."
(SLOW)
我跑咗六十六分鐘。
7.
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七十七
(cat1 sap6 cat1)
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"seventy-seven"
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七十七
(SLOW)
七十七
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seventy-seven
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佢個門號係七十七。
(keoi5 go3 mun4 hou6 hai6 cat1 sap6 cat1.)
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"His door number is seventy-seven."
(SLOW)
佢個門號係七十七。
8.
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八十八
(baat3 sap6 baat3)
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"eighty-eight"
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八十八
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八十八
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eighty-eight
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公司有八十八個員工。
(gung1 si1 jau5 baat3 sap6 baat3 go3 jyun4 gung1.)
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"The company has eighty-eight employees."
(SLOW)
公司有八十八個員工。
9.
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九十九
(gau2 sap6 gau2)
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"ninety-nine"
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九十九
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九十九
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ninety-nine
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佢爺爺九十九歲。
(keoi5 je4 je2 gau2 sap6 gau2 seoi3.)
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"His grandfather is ninety-nine years old."
(SLOW)
佢爺爺九十九歲。
10.
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一百
(jat1 baak3)
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"one hundred"
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一百
(SLOW)
一百
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one hundred
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今次展覽有超過一百個參展商。
(gam1 ci3 zin2 laam5 jau5 ciu1 gwo3 jat1 baak3 go3 caam1 zin2 soeng1.)
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"There are over a hundred exhibitors in this exhibition."
(SLOW)
今次展覽有超過一百個參展商。
11.
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客廳
(haak3 teng1)
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"living room"
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客廳
(SLOW)
客廳
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living room
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我客廳個窗出面係一覽無遺嘅海景。
(ngo5 haak3 teng1 go3 coeng1 ceot1 min6 hai6 jat1 laam5 mou4 wai4 ge3 hoi2 ging2.)
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"There’s a full ocean view from my living room’s window."
(SLOW)
我客廳個窗出面係一覽無遺嘅海景。
12.
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飯廳
(faan6 teng1)
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"dining room"
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飯廳
(SLOW)
飯廳
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dining room
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飯廳嘅色調係啡色同綠色。
(faan6 teng1 ge3 sik1 diu6 hai6 fe1 sik1 tung4 luk6 sik1.)
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"The color theme of the dining room is brown and green."
(SLOW)
飯廳嘅色調係啡色同綠色。
13.
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走廊
(zau2 long2)
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"hallway"
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走廊
(SLOW)
走廊
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hallway
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你有個壞習慣,成日將外套放喺走廊。
(nei5 jau5 go3 waai6 zaap6 gwaan3, seng4 jat6 zoeng1 ngoi6 tou3 fong3 hai2 zau2 long2.)
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"You have the bad habit of leaving your jacket in the hallway."
(SLOW)
你有個壞習慣,成日將外套放喺走廊。
14.
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公寓
(gung1 jyu6)
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"apartment"
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公寓
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公寓
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apartment
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我喺紐約有一間小公寓。
(ngo5 hai2 nau2 joek3 jau5 jat1 gaan1 siu2 gung1 jyu6.)
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"I have a small apartment in New York City. "
(SLOW)
我喺紐約有一間小公寓。
15.
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(uk1)
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"house"
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(SLOW)
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house
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你間屋喺邊?
(nei5 gaan1 uk1 hai2 bin1?)
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"Where's your house?"
(SLOW)
你間屋喺邊?
16.
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做運動
(zou6 wan6 dung6)
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"exercise"
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做運動
(SLOW)
做運動
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exercise
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每朝早七點做運動。
(mui5 ziu1 zou2 cat1 dim2 zou6 wan6 dung6.)
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"To exercise every morning at 7."
(SLOW)
每朝早七點做運動。
17.
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(hoi1)
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"open"
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open
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香港嘅銀行開戶口係免費㗎。
(hoeng1 gong2 ge3 ngan4 hong4 hoi1 wu6 hau2 hai6 min5 fai3 gaa3.)
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"It's free to open a bank account in Hong Kong."
(SLOW)
香港嘅銀行開戶口係免費㗎。
18.
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(teng1)
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"listen"
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(SLOW)
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listen
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我鍾意瞓覺之前聽收音機。
(ngo5 zung1 ji3 fan3 gaau3 zi1 cin4 teng1 sau1 jam1 gei1.)
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"I like to listen to the radio before going to sleep."
(SLOW)
我鍾意瞓覺之前聽收音機。
19.
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生日
(saang1 jat6)
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"birthday"
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生日
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生日
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birthday
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今日我生日,我大晒。
(gam1 jat6 ngo5 saang1 jat6, ngo5 daai6 saai3.)
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"It's my birthday today, so I’m in charge."
(SLOW)
今日我生日,我大晒。
20.
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退休
(teoi3 jau1)
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"retire"
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退休
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退休
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retire
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我爸爸下年就退休喇。
(ngo5 baa4 baa1 haa6 nin2 zau6 teoi3 jau1 laa3.)
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"My father is going to retire next year."
(SLOW)
我爸爸下年就退休喇。
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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