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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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平底鑊
(ping4 dai2 wok6)
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"frying pan"
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平底鑊
(SLOW)
平底鑊
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frying pan
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喺平底鑊炒洋蔥。
(hai2 ping4 dai2 wok6 caau2 joeng4 cung1.)
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"The onions are being sautéed in the frying pan."
(SLOW)
喺平底鑊炒洋蔥。
2.
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砧板
(zam1 baan2)
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"cutting board"
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砧板
(SLOW)
砧板
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cutting board
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廚師喺砧板上切煮熟咗嘅蛋。
(cyu4 si1 hai2 zam1 baan2 soeng6 cit3 zyu2 suk6 zo2 ge3 daan2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The cook is cutting a hardboiled egg on the cutting board. "
(SLOW)
廚師喺砧板上切煮熟咗嘅蛋。
3.
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鋅盤
(sing1 pun2)
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"sink"
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鋅盤
(SLOW)
鋅盤
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sink
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個人喺度洗緊鋅盤。
(go3 jan4 hai2 dou6 sai2 gan2 sing1 pun2.)
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"The person is cleaning the sink."
(SLOW)
個人喺度洗緊鋅盤。
4.
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(wun2)
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"bowl"
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(SLOW)
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bowl
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個碗係空嘅。
(go3 wun2 hai6 hung1 ge3.)
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"The bowl is empty."
(SLOW)
個碗係空嘅。
5.
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出口
(ceot1 hau2)
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"exit"
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出口
(SLOW)
出口
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exit
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出口喺邊度?
(ceot1 hau2 hai2 bin1 dou6?)
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"Where is the exit?"
(SLOW)
出口喺邊度?
6.
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地圖
(dei6 tou4)
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"map"
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地圖
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地圖
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map
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查地圖搵去目的地嘅路。
(caa4 dei6 tou4 wan2 heoi3 muk6 dik1 dei6 ge3 lou6.)
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"Check the map to find your way to your destination."
(SLOW)
查地圖搵去目的地嘅路。
7.
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行李箱
(hang4 lei5 soeng1)
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"suitcase"
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行李箱
(SLOW)
行李箱
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suitcase
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唔好將貴重物品放喺行李箱裏面。
(m4 hou2 zoeng1 gwai3 zung6 mat6 ban2 fong3 hai2 hang4 lei5 soeng1 leoi5 min6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Do not leave valuables in your suitcase."
(SLOW)
唔好將貴重物品放喺行李箱裏面。
8.
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遊客
(jau4 haak3)
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"tourist"
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遊客
(SLOW)
遊客
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tourist
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好多遊客喺皇宮影相。
(hou2 do1 jau4 haak3 hai2 wong4 gung1 jing2 soeng2.)
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"Many tourists are taking photos at the palace."
(SLOW)
好多遊客喺皇宮影相。
9.
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政治
(zing3 zi6)
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"politics"
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政治
(SLOW)
政治
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politics
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達明一派有啲歌嘅內容涉及政治。
(daat6 ming4 jat1 paai3 jau5 di1 go1 ge3 noi6 jung4 sip3 kap6 zing3 zi6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Some of the songs from Tat Ming Pair involve politics."
(SLOW)
達明一派有啲歌嘅內容涉及政治。
10.
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生物學
(sang1 mat6 hok6)
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"biology"
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生物學
(SLOW)
生物學
(NORMAL SPEED)
biology
(NORMAL SPEED)
生物學研究生物。
(sang1 mat6 hok6 jin4 gau3 sang1 mat6.)
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"Biology is the study of living organisms."
(SLOW)
生物學研究生物。
11.
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化學
(faa3 hok6)
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"chemistry"
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化學
(SLOW)
化學
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chemistry
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我有化學學士學位。
(ngo5 jau5 faa3 hok6 hok6 si6 hok6 wai2.)
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"I have a graduate degree in chemistry."
(SLOW)
我有化學學士學位。
12.
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物理
(mat6 lei5)
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"physics"
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物理
(SLOW)
物理
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physics
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我識基本物理。
(ngo5 sik1 gei1 bun2 mat6 lei5.)
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"I know the basics of physics."
(SLOW)
我識基本物理。
13.
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經濟
(ging1 zai3)
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"economics"
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經濟
(SLOW)
經濟
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economics
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經濟能夠應用到好多其他範疇。
(ging1 zai3 nang4 gau3 jing3 jung6 dou3 hou2 do1 kei4 taa1 faan6 cau4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Economics is a good background for many fields."
(SLOW)
經濟能夠應用到好多其他範疇。
14.
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(fong3)
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"put"
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(SLOW)
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put
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將標誌放喺大廈前面。
(zoeng1 biu1 zi3 fong3 hai2 daai6 haa6 cin4 min6.)
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"Put the sign on the front of the building."
(SLOW)
將標誌放喺大廈前面。
15.
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記得
(gei3 dak1)
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"remember"
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記得
(SLOW)
記得
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remember
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女人記得號碼。
(neoi5 jan2 gei3 dak1 hou6 maa5.)
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"The woman remembers the number."
(SLOW)
女人記得號碼。
16.
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(ling1)
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"hold"
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hold
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唔該幫我拎一下呢個。
(m4 goi1 bong1 ngo5 ling1 jat1 haa5 ni1 go3.)
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"Please hold this for me for a moment."
(SLOW)
唔該幫我拎一下呢個。
17.
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手推車
(sau2 teoi1 ce1)
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"shopping cart"
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手推車
(SLOW)
手推車
(NORMAL SPEED)
shopping cart
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手推車係空嘅。
(sau2 teoi1 ce1 hai6 hung1 ge3.)
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"The shopping cart is empty."
(SLOW)
手推車係空嘅。
18.
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膠袋
(gaau1 doi2)
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"plastic bag"
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膠袋
(SLOW)
膠袋
(NORMAL SPEED)
plastic bag
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我哋有紙袋同膠袋,你想要邊種?
(ngo5 dei6 jau5 zi2 doi2 tung4 gaau1 doi2, nei5 soeng2 jiu3 bin1 zung2?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We have paper bags and plastic bags available, which one do you prefer?"
(SLOW)
我哋有紙袋同膠袋,你想要邊種?
19.
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喜劇
(hei2 kek6)
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"comedy"
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喜劇
(SLOW)
喜劇
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comedy
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佢哋笑住睇喜劇。
(keoi5 dei6 siu3 zyu6 tai2 hei2 kek6.)
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"They’re watching a comedy and laughing."
(SLOW)
佢哋笑住睇喜劇。
20.
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小說
(siu2 syut3)
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"novel"
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小說
(SLOW)
小說
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novel
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我鍾意懸疑小說。
(ngo5 zung1 ji3 jyun4 ji4 siu2 syut3.)
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"I like suspense novels."
(SLOW)
我鍾意懸疑小說。
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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