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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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外面
(ngoi6 min6)
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"outside"
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外面
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外面
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outside
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外面好大風。
(ngoi6 min6 hou2 daai6 fung1.)
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"It's windy outside. "
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外面好大風。
2.
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裡面
(leoi5 min6)
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"inside"
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裡面
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裡面
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inside
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個箱裡面有啲咩?
(go3 soeng1 leoi5 min6 jau5 di1 me1?)
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"What's inside the box?"
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個箱裡面有啲咩?
3.
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(zo2)
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"left"
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left
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一陣轉左。
(jat1 zan6 zyun3 zo2.)
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"Turn left in a bit."
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一陣轉左。
4.
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(jau6)
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"right"
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right
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我用右手寫字。
(ngo5 jung6 jau6 sau2 se2 zi6.)
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"I use my right hand to write."
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我用右手寫字。
5.
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第一
(dai6 jat1)
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"first"
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第一
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第一
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first
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董建華係香港第一個行政長官。
(dung2 gin3 waa4 hai6 hoeng1 gong2 dai6 jat1 go3 hang4 zing3 zoeng2 gun1.)
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"Tung Chee Hwa was the first chief executive of Hong Kong."
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董建華係香港第一個行政長官。
6.
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第二
(dai6 ji6)
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"second"
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第二
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第二
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second
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佢哋喺夏威夷買咗第二間屋。
(keoi5 dei6 hai2 haa6 wai1 ji4 maai5 zo2 dai6 ji6 gaan1 uk1.)
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"They bought a second house in Hawaii."
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佢哋喺夏威夷買咗第二間屋。
7.
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第三
(dai6 saam1)
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"third"
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第三
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第三
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third
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呢次係我今年第三次感冒。
(ni1 ci3 hai6 ngo5 gam1 nin4 dai6 saam1 ci3 gam2 mou6.)
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"This is my third cold this year."
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呢次係我今年第三次感冒。
8.
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番梘
(faan1 gaan2)
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"soap"
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番梘
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番梘
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soap
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呢個番梘好好用。
(ni1 go3 faan1 gaan2 hou2 hou2 jung6.)
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"This soap works well."
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呢個番梘好好用。
9.
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牙刷
(ngaa4 caat2)
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"toothbrush"
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牙刷
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牙刷
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toothbrush
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女仔用緊電動牙刷刷牙。
(neoi5 zai2 jung6 gan2 din6 dung6 ngaa4 caat2 caat3 ngaa4.)
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"The girl is brushing her teeth with an electric toothbrush."
(SLOW)
女仔用緊電動牙刷刷牙。
10.
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牙膏
(ngaa4 gou1)
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"toothpaste"
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牙膏
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牙膏
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toothpaste
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我哋啲牙膏用哂。
(ngo5 dei6 di1 ngaa4 gou1 jung6 saai3.)
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"We're out of toothpaste."
(SLOW)
我哋啲牙膏用哂。
11.
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洗頭
(sai2 tau4)
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"shampoo"
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洗頭
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洗頭
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shampoo
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每次剪髮之前都會洗頭。
(mui5 ci3 zin2 faat3 zi1 cin4 dou1 wui5 sai2 tau4.)
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"Everytime before a haircut, they'll start with a shampoo"
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每次剪髮之前都會洗頭。
12.
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資訊
(zi1 seon3)
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"information"
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資訊
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資訊
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information
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資訊科技而家係基礎技能。
(zi1 seon3 fo1 gei6 ji4 gaa1 hai6 gei1 co2 gei6 nang4.)
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"Information technology is a base skill nowadays."
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資訊科技而家係基礎技能。
13.
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農夫
(nung4 fu1)
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"farmer"
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農夫
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農夫
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farmer
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農夫喺度摸小麥。
(nung4 fu1 hai2 dou6 mo2 siu2 mak6.)
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"The farmer is touching the wheat."
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農夫喺度摸小麥。
14.
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秘書
(bei3 syu1)
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"secretary"
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秘書
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秘書
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secretary
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我係老闆個秘書。
(ngo5 hai6 lou5 baan2 go3 bei3 syu1.)
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"I work as the boss' secretary."
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我係老闆個秘書。
15.
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銀行家
(ngan4 hong4 gaa1)
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"banker"
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銀行家
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銀行家
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banker
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我申請到貸款買屋前要同十個銀行家會面。
(ngo5 san1 cing2 dou2 taai3 fun2 maai5 uk1 cin4 jiu3 tung4 sap6 go3 ngan4 hong4 gaa1 wui6 min6.)
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"I met with ten bankers before I received a loan to buy a house."
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我申請到貸款買屋前要同十個銀行家會面。
16.
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作家
(zok3 gaa1)
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"writer"
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作家
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作家
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writer
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我係牙醫,但其實我想做作家。
(ngo5 hai6 ngaa4 ji1, daan6 kei4 sat6 ngo5 soeng2 zou6 zok3 gaa1.)
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"I work as a dentist, but I really want to be a writer."
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我係牙醫,但其實我想做作家。
17.
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(si3)
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"try"
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try
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試下記起你上個禮拜日晚去咗邊。
(si3 haa5 gei3 hei2 nei5 soeng6 go3 lai5 baai3 jat6 maan5 heoi3 zo2 bin1.)
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"Try to remember where you were last Sunday night."
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試下記起你上個禮拜日晚去咗邊。
18.
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量度
(loeng4 dok6)
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"measure"
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量度
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量度
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measure
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用尺量度線同線之間嘅距離。
(jung6 cek3 loeng4 dok6 sin3 tong4 sin3 zi1 gaan1 ge3 keoi5 lei4.)
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"Measure the spaces between the lines with a ruler."
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用尺量度線同線之間嘅距離。
19.
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保管
(bou2 gun2)
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"keep"
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保管
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保管
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keep
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你可唔可以保管我條屋企鎖匙?
(nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 bou2 gun2 ngo5 tiu4 uk1 kei2 so2 si4?)
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"Can you keep the key to the house?"
(SLOW)
你可唔可以保管我條屋企鎖匙?
20.
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(dang2)
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"wait"
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wait
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喺大堂等我。
(hai2 daai6 tong4 dang2 ngo5.)
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"Wait for me in the lobby."
(SLOW)
喺大堂等我。
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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