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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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護髮素
(wu6 faat3 sou3)
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"conditioner"
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護髮素
(SLOW)
護髮素
(NORMAL SPEED)
conditioner
(NORMAL SPEED)
用護髮素洗頭。
(jung6 wu6 faat3 sou3 sai2 tau4.)
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"Rinse with conditioner."
(SLOW)
用護髮素洗頭。
2.
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止汗劑
(zi2 hon6 zai1)
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"deodorant"
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止汗劑
(SLOW)
止汗劑
(NORMAL SPEED)
deodorant
(NORMAL SPEED)
佢買咗支新嘅止汗劑。
(keoi5 maai5 zo2 zi1 san1 ge3 zi2 hon6 zai1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"He bought a new deodorant."
(SLOW)
佢買咗支新嘅止汗劑。
3.
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梘液
(gaan2 jik6)
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"liquid soap"
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梘液
(SLOW)
梘液
(NORMAL SPEED)
liquid soap
(NORMAL SPEED)
你有冇梘液?
(nei5 jau5 mou5 gaan2 jik6?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Do you have liquid soap?"
(SLOW)
你有冇梘液?
4.
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(aap3)
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"duck"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
duck
(NORMAL SPEED)
鴨仔喺水裡游嚟游去。
(aap3 zai2 hai2 seoi2 leoi5 jau4 lei4 jau4 heoi3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The ducks are swimming in the water."
(SLOW)
鴨仔喺水裡游嚟游去。
5.
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烏鴉
(wu1 aa1)
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"crow"
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烏鴉
(SLOW)
烏鴉
(NORMAL SPEED)
crow
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黑烏鴉喺度搵緊嘢食。
(hak1 wu1 aa1 hai2 dou6 wan2 gan2 je5 sik6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The black crow is looking for something to eat."
(SLOW)
黑烏鴉喺度搵緊嘢食。
6.
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曱甴
(gaat6 zaat2)
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"cockroach"
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曱甴
(SLOW)
曱甴
(NORMAL SPEED)
cockroach
(NORMAL SPEED)
曱甴有六隻腳、翼同觸鬚。
(gaat6 zaat2 jau5 luk6 zek3 goek3, jik6 tung4 zuk1 sou1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A cockroach has six legs, wings and antennae."
(SLOW)
曱甴有六隻腳、翼同觸鬚。
7.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(man1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"mosquito"
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(SLOW)
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mosquito
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蜻蜓食蚊。
(cing1 ting4 sik6 man1.)
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"Dragonflies eat mosquitoes."
(SLOW)
蜻蜓食蚊。
8.
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地盤工人
(dei6 pun4 gung1 jan4)
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"construction worker"
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地盤工人
(SLOW)
地盤工人
(NORMAL SPEED)
construction worker
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地盤工人度緊木頭。
(dei6 pun4 gung1 jan4 dok6 gan2 muk6 tau4.)
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"The construction worker is measuring wood."
(SLOW)
地盤工人度緊木頭。
9.
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主婦
(zyu2 fu5)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"homemaker"
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主婦
(SLOW)
主婦
(NORMAL SPEED)
homemaker
(NORMAL SPEED)
世界上最勤力嘅工人就係主婦。
(sai3 gaai3 soeng6 zeoi3 kan4 lik6 ge3 gung1 jan4 zau6 hai6 zyu2 fu5.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The hardest worker anywhere is the homemaker."
(SLOW)
世界上最勤力嘅工人就係主婦。
10.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(bing1)
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"ice"
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(SLOW)
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ice
(NORMAL SPEED)
喺窗上結冰。
(hai2 coeng1 soeng6 git3 bing1.)
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"Ice has formed on the window."
(SLOW)
喺窗上結冰。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
歷史
(lik6 si2)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"history"
(NORMAL SPEED)
歷史
(SLOW)
歷史
(NORMAL SPEED)
history
(NORMAL SPEED)
我歷史唔係好叻,但係我鍾意。
(ngo5 lik6 si2 m4 hai6 hou2 lek1, daan6 hai6 ngo5 zung1 ji3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I'm not very good at history, but I like it a lot."
(SLOW)
我歷史唔係好叻,但係我鍾意。
12.
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地理
(dei6 lei5)
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"geography"
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地理
(SLOW)
地理
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geography
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地理堂好似好難喎。
(dei6 lei5 tong4 hou2 ci3 hou2 naan4 wo3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Taking a geography class sounds difficult."
(SLOW)
地理堂好似好難喎。
13.
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士多
(si6 do1)
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"store"
(NORMAL SPEED)
士多
(SLOW)
士多
(NORMAL SPEED)
store
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我去士多買牛奶同雞蛋。
(ngo5 heoi3 si6 do1 maai5 ngau4 naai5 tung4 gai1 daan2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I'm going to the store to buy some milk and eggs."
(SLOW)
我去士多買牛奶同雞蛋。
14.
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市場
(si5 coeng4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"market"
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市場
(SLOW)
市場
(NORMAL SPEED)
market
(NORMAL SPEED)
我哋喺本地市場買水果同蔬菜。
(ngo5 dei6 hai2 bun2 dei6 si5 coeng4 maai5 seoi2 gwo2 tung4 so1 coi3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We buy our fruits and vegetables at the local market."
(SLOW)
我哋喺本地市場買水果同蔬菜。
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
價錢
(gaa3 cin4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"price"
(NORMAL SPEED)
價錢
(SLOW)
價錢
(NORMAL SPEED)
price
(NORMAL SPEED)
起碼價錢包埋自助早餐。
(hei2 maa5 gaa3 cin4 baau1 maai4 zi6 zo6 zou2 caan1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"At least buffet breakfast is included in the price."
(SLOW)
起碼價錢包埋自助早餐。
16.
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優惠券
(jau1 wai6 gyun3)
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"coupon"
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優惠券
(SLOW)
優惠券
(NORMAL SPEED)
coupon
(NORMAL SPEED)
我有一張半價優惠券,我哋去嗰度食飯啦。
(ngo5 jau5 jat1 zoeng1 bun3 gaa3 jau1 wai6 gyun3, ngo5 dei6 heoi3 go2 dou6 sik6 faan6 laa1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
" I have a coupon for 50% off, so let's eat there. "
(SLOW)
我有一張半價優惠券,我哋去嗰度食飯啦。
17.
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走廊
(zau2 long2)
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"aisle"
(NORMAL SPEED)
走廊
(SLOW)
走廊
(NORMAL SPEED)
aisle
(NORMAL SPEED)
我想坐走廊位。
(ngo5 soeng2 co5 zau2 long2 wai2.)
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"I prefer an aisle seat."
(SLOW)
我想坐走廊位。
18.
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(doi2)
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"bag"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
bag
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我個袋好重。
(ngo5 go3 doi2 hou2 cung5.)
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"My bag is too heavy."
(SLOW)
我個袋好重。
19.
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(soeng2)
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"photograph"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
photograph
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呢張相唔好睇。
(ni1 zoeng1 soeng2 m4 hou2 tai2.)
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"This photograph doesn't look good."
(SLOW)
呢張相唔好睇。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
汽水
(hei3 seoi2)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"soda"
(NORMAL SPEED)
汽水
(SLOW)
汽水
(NORMAL SPEED)
soda
(NORMAL SPEED)
汽水含大量糖分。
(hei3 seoi2 ham4 daai6 loeng6 tong4 fan6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Soda contains a lot of sugar."
(SLOW)
汽水含大量糖分。
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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