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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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第九
(dai6 gau2)
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"ninth"
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第九
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第九
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ninth
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齋戒月係回教曆嘅第九個月。
(zaai1 jyut6 hai6 wui4 gaau3 lik6 ge3 dai6 gau2 go3 jyut6.)
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"Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim year."
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齋戒月係回教曆嘅第九個月。
2.
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第十
(dai6 sap6)
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"tenth"
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第十
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第十
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tenth
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喺第十區有個中國市場。
(hai2 dai6 sap6 keoi1 jau5 go3 zung1 gwok3 si5 coeng4.)
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"There is a Chinese market in the tenth district."
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喺第十區有個中國市場。
3.
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第八
(dai6 baat3)
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"eighth"
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第八
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第八
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eighth
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喺我第八個生日收到一部新單車。
(hai2 ngo5 dai6 baat3 go3 saang1 jat6 sau1 dou2 jat1 bou6 san1 daan1 ce1.)
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"I was given a new bicycle for my eighth birthday."
(SLOW)
喺我第八個生日收到一部新單車。
4.
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剃刀
(tai3 dou1)
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"shaving razor"
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剃刀
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剃刀
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shaving razor
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即棄剃刀
(zik1 hei3 tai3 dou1)
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"disposable shaving razor"
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即棄剃刀
5.
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面巾
(min6 gan1)
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"washcloth"
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面巾
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面巾
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washcloth
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男仔用面巾洗面。
(naam4 zai2 jung6 min6 gan1 sai2 min6.)
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"The boy is washing his face with a washcloth."
(SLOW)
男仔用面巾洗面。
6.
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毛巾
(mou4 gan1)
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"towel"
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毛巾
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毛巾
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towel
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點解佢將啲毛巾鋪晒喺地下?
(dim2 gaai2 keoi5 zoeng1 di1 mou4 gan1 pou1 saai3 hai2 dei6 haa2?)
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"Why did he spread out the towels on the floor?"
(SLOW)
點解佢將啲毛巾鋪晒喺地下?
7.
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匙羹
(ci4 gang1)
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"spoon"
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匙羹
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匙羹
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spoon
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叉、匙羹同刀都係餐具。
(caa1, ci4 gang1 tung4 dou1 dou1 hai6 caan1 geoi6.)
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"Forks, spoons, and knives are eating utensils."
(SLOW)
叉、匙羹同刀都係餐具。
8.
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(caa1)
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"fork"
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fork
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我喺日本買咗隻叉。
(ngo5 hai2 jat6 bun2 maai5 zo2 zek3 caa1.)
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"I bought a fork in Japan."
(SLOW)
我喺日本買咗隻叉。
9.
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(dou1)
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"knife"
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knife
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你可唔可以將刀遞俾我?
(nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 zoeng1 dou1 dai6 bei2 ngo5?)
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"Could you pass me the knife?"
(SLOW)
你可唔可以將刀遞俾我?
10.
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(dip2)
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"plate"
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plate
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我唔想見到碟上面嘅雞頭。
(ngo5 m4 soeng2 gin3 dou2 dip2 soeng6 min6 ge3 gai1 tau4.)
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"I don't want to see the chicken head on the plate."
(SLOW)
我唔想見到碟上面嘅雞頭。
11.
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蜜蜂
(mat6 fung1)
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"bee"
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蜜蜂
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蜜蜂
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bee
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蜜蜂生產蜂蜜。
(mat6 fung1 sang1 can2 fung1 mat6.)
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"Bees make honey."
(SLOW)
蜜蜂生產蜂蜜。
12.
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螞蟻
(maa5 ngai5)
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"ant"
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螞蟻
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螞蟻
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ant
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螞蟻有六隻腳。
(maa1 ngai5 jau5 luk6 zek3 goek3.)
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"Ants have six legs."
(SLOW)
螞蟻有六隻腳。
13.
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(se4)
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"snake"
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snake
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我好驚蛇,因為佢哋可能有毒。
(ngo5 hou2 geng1 se4, jan1 wai6 keoi5 dei6 ho2 nang4 jau5 duk6.)
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"I’m afraid of snakes, because they may be venomous."
(SLOW)
我好驚蛇,因為佢哋可能有毒。
14.
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牛奶
(ngau4 naai5)
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"milk"
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牛奶
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牛奶
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milk
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佢每日飲三支牛奶。
(keoi5 mui5 jat6 jam2 saam1 zi1 ngau4 naai5.)
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"He drinks three bottles of milk every day."
(SLOW)
佢每日飲三支牛奶。
15.
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設計師
(cit3 gai3 si1)
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"designer"
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設計師
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設計師
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designer
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設計師有好多種,我係時裝設計師。
(cit3 gai3 si1 jau5 hou2 do1 zung2, ngo5 hai6 si4 zong1 cit3 gai3 si1.)
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"There are many kinds of designers, but I'm a fashion designer."
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設計師有好多種,我係時裝設計師。
16.
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藝術家
(ngai6 seot6 gaa1)
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"artist"
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藝術家
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藝術家
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artist
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藝術家喺度畫緊畫。
(ngai6 seot6 gaa1 hai2 dou6 waak6 gan2 waa2.)
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"The artist is painting."
(SLOW)
藝術家喺度畫緊畫。
17.
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士兵
(si6 bing1)
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"soldier"
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士兵
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士兵
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soldier
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一萬名士兵被派遣到戰地。
(jat1 maan6 ming4 si6 bing1 bei6 paai3 hin2 dou3 zin3 dei6.)
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"Ten thousand soldiers were dispatched to the site of the battle."
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一萬名士兵被派遣到戰地。
18.
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企業家
(kei5 jip6 gaa1)
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"entrepreneur"
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企業家
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企業家
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entrepreneur
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企業家用佢哋嘅理念改變世界。
(kei5 jip6 gaa1 jung6 keoi5 dei6 ge3 lei5 nim6 goi2 bin3 sai3 gaai3.)
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"Entrepreneurs change the world with their ideas."
(SLOW)
企業家用佢哋嘅理念改變世界。
19.
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短篇故事
(dyun2 pin1 gu3 si6)
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"short story"
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短篇故事
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短篇故事
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short story
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我淨係睇短篇故事。
(ngo5 zing6 hai6 tai2 dyun2 pin1 gu3 si6.)
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"I only read short stories."
(SLOW)
我淨係睇短篇故事。
20.
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文件夾
(man4 gin2 gaap2)
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"folder"
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文件夾
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文件夾
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folder
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我將文件放入文件夾。
(ngo5 zoeng1 man4 gin2 fong3 jap6 man4 gin2 gaap2.)
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"I put the documents in a folder."
(SLOW)
我將文件放入文件夾。
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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