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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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水煲
(seoi2 bou1)
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"kettle"
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水煲
(SLOW)
水煲
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kettle
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水煲喺爐上面。
(seoi2 bou1 hai2 lou4 soeng6 min6.)
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"The kettle is on the stove. "
(SLOW)
水煲喺爐上面。
2.
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(bou1)
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"pot"
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(SLOW)
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pot
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嗰個煲已經用咗十年。
(go2 go3 bou1 ji5 ging1 jung6 zo2 sap6 nin4.)
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"That pot is ten years old."
(SLOW)
嗰個煲已經用咗十年。
3.
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青蛙
(cing1 waa1)
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"frog"
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青蛙
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青蛙
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frog
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巫婆將王子變成青蛙。
(mou4 po4 zoeng1 wong4 zi2 bin3 sing4 cing1 waa1.)
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"The witch changed the prince into a frog."
(SLOW)
巫婆將王子變成青蛙。
4.
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白鴿
(baak6 gap3)
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"pigeon"
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白鴿
(SLOW)
白鴿
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pigeon
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唔好餵白鴿。
(m4 hou2 wai3 baak6 gap3.)
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"Don't feed the pigeons."
(SLOW)
唔好餵白鴿。
5.
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指南
(zi2 naam4)
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"guidebook"
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指南
(SLOW)
指南
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guidebook
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去旅行之前,最好買定本旅遊指南。
(heoi3 leoi5 hang4 zi1 cin4, zeoi3 hou2 maai5 ding6 bun2 leoi5 jau4 zi2 naam4.)
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"You better buy a guidebook before traveling."
(SLOW)
去旅行之前,最好買定本旅遊指南。
6.
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入口
(jap6 hau2)
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"entrance"
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入口
(SLOW)
入口
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entrance
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入口喺邊度?
(jap6 hau2 hai2 bin1 dou6?)
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"Where’s the entrance?"
(SLOW)
入口喺邊度?
7.
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導遊
(dou6 jau4)
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"tour guide"
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導遊
(SLOW)
導遊
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tour guide
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跟住個導遊行呀!
(gan1 zyu6 go3 dou6 jau4 haang4 aa3!)
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"Follow the tour guide!"
(SLOW)
跟住個導遊行呀!
8.
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預約
(jyu6 joek3)
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"reservation"
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預約
(SLOW)
預約
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reservation
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你有冇預約?
(nei5 jau5 mou5 jyu6 joek3?)
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"Do you have a reservation?"
(SLOW)
你有冇預約?
9.
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護照
(wu6 ziu3)
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"passport"
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護照
(SLOW)
護照
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passport
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我有一本護照。
(ngo5 jau5 jat1 bun2 wu6 ziu3.)
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"I have a passport."
(SLOW)
我有一本護照。
10.
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電腦科學
(din6 nou5 fo1 hok6)
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"computer science"
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電腦科學
(SLOW)
電腦科學
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computer science
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電腦科學係比較新嘅學系。
(din6 nou5 fo1 hok6 hai6 bei2 gaau3 san1 ge3 hok6 hai6.)
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"The field of computer science is relatively new."
(SLOW)
電腦科學係比較新嘅學系。
11.
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數學
(sou3 hok6)
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"math"
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數學
(SLOW)
數學
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math
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我最鍾意嘅學校科目係數學。
(ngo5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 ge3 hok6 haau6 fo1 muk6 hai6 sou3 hok6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My favorite subject in school is math."
(SLOW)
我最鍾意嘅學校科目係數學。
12.
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感覺
(gam2 gok3)
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"feel"
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感覺
(SLOW)
感覺
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feel
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我今晚感覺愉快。
(ngo5 gaam1 maan5 gam2 gok3 jyu6 faai3.)
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"I feel wonderful tonight."
(SLOW)
我今晚感覺愉快。
13.
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畫畫
(waat6 waa2)
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"draw"
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畫畫
(SLOW)
畫畫
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draw
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我第一次贏嘅獎品係畫畫比賽贏嘅鉛芯筆。
(ngo5 dai6 jat1 ci3 jeng4 ge3 zoeng2 ban2 hai6 waak6 waa2 bei2 coi3 jeng4 ge3 jyun4 sam1 bat1.)
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"My very first prize that I won from a drawing contest was a mechanical pencil."
(SLOW)
我第一次贏嘅獎品係畫畫比賽贏嘅鉛芯筆。
14.
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計劃
(gai3 waak6)
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"plan"
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計劃
(SLOW)
計劃
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plan
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我哋會計劃去歐洲旅行。
(ngo5 dei6 wui5 gai3 waak6 heoi3 au1 zau1 leoi5 hang4.)
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"We'll plan the holiday to Europe."
(SLOW)
我哋會計劃去歐洲旅行。
15.
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大減價
(daai6 gaam2 gaa3)
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"sale"
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大減價
(SLOW)
大減價
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sale
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皮鞋部做緊大減價。
(pei4 haai4 bou6 zou6 gan2 daai6 gaam2 gaa3.)
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"There’s a big sale in the shoe department."
(SLOW)
皮鞋部做緊大減價。
16.
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行街
(haang4 gaai1)
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"shopping"
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行街
(SLOW)
行街
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shopping
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琴日我同女朋友去行街。
(kam4 jat6 ngo5 tung4 neoi5 pang4 jau5 heoi3 haang4 gaai1.)
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"Yesterday I went shopping with my girlfriend."
(SLOW)
琴日我同女朋友去行街。
17.
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第四
(dai6 sei3)
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"fourth"
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第四
(SLOW)
第四
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fourth
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喺第四個紅綠燈轉右,一直走到第五個街口。
(hai2 dai6 sei3 go3 hung4 luk6 dang1 zyun3 jau6, jat1 zik6 zau2 dou3 dai6 ng5 go3 gaai1 hau2.)
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"Turn right at the fourth traffic signal. Go straight until the fifth corner."
(SLOW)
喺第四個紅綠燈轉右,一直走到第五個街口。
18.
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第五
(dai6 ng5)
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"fifth"
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第五
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第五
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fifth
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見過第五個老細之後,我開始睇到佢哋做嘢嘅模式。
(gin3 gwo3 dai6 ng5 go3 lou5 sai3 zi1 hau6, ngo5 hoi1 ci2 tai2 dou2 keoi5 dei6 zou6 je5 ge3 mou4 sik1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"After meeting my fifth boss, I now see a pattern in their conduct."
(SLOW)
見過第五個老細之後,我開始睇到佢哋做嘢嘅模式。
19.
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第六
(dai6 luk6)
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"sixth"
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第六
(SLOW)
第六
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sixth
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第六個人係邊個?
(dai6 luk6 go3 jan4 hai6 bin1 go3?)
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"Who is the sixth person?"
(SLOW)
第六個人係邊個?
20.
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第七
(dai6 cat1)
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"seventh"
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第七
(SLOW)
第七
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seventh
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棒球賽第七局時每個人都唱歌。
(paang5 kau4 coi3 dai6 cat1 guk6 si4 mui5 go3 jan4 dou1 coeng3 go1.)
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"Everyone sings during the seventh inning of a baseball game."
(SLOW)
棒球賽第七局時每個人都唱歌。
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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