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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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可可
(ho2 ho2)
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"cocoa"
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可可
(SLOW)
可可
(NORMAL SPEED)
cocoa
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喺寒冬嘅夜晚飲一杯熱可可好舒服。
(hai2 hon4 dung1 ge3 je6 maan5 jam2 jat1 bui1 jit6 ho2 ho2 hou2 syu1 fuk6.)
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"A warm cup of cocoa is comforting on a cold winter night."
(SLOW)
喺寒冬嘅夜晚飲一杯熱可可好舒服。
2.
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汽水
(hei3 seoi2)
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"soft drink"
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汽水
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汽水
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soft drink
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最普遍嘅汽水係可樂、梳打同凍紅茶。
(zeoi3 pou2 pin3 ge3 hei3 seoi2 hai6 ho2 lok6, so1 daa2 tung4 dung3 hung4 caa4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Some common soft drinks are colas, sodas and iced tea."
(SLOW)
最普遍嘅汽水係可樂、梳打同凍紅茶。
3.
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果汁
(gwo2 zap1)
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"juice"
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果汁
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果汁
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juice
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兩杯果汁,唔該。
(loeng5 bui1 gwo2 zap1, m4 goi1.)
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"Two glasses of juice, please."
(SLOW)
兩杯果汁,唔該。
4.
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書架
(syu1 gaa2)
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"bookshelf"
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書架
(SLOW)
書架
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bookshelf
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你可唔可以放呢本書喺書架?
(nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 fong3 ni1 bun2 syu1 hai2 syu1 gaa2?)
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"Can you put this book on the bookshelf?"
(SLOW)
你可唔可以放呢本書喺書架?
5.
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(cong4)
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"bed"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
bed
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我買咗張新床。
(ngo5 maai5 zo2 zoeng1 san1 cong4.)
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"I bought a new bed."
(SLOW)
我買咗張新床。
6.
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(geng3)
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"mirror"
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(SLOW)
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mirror
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你去照吓鏡,睇吓自己個樣。
(nei5 heoi3 ziu3 haa5 geng3, tai2 haa5 zi6 gei2 go3 joeng2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Go look in the mirror and see how you look."
(SLOW)
你去照吓鏡,睇吓自己個樣。
7.
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櫃桶
(gwai6 tung2)
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"dresser"
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櫃桶
(SLOW)
櫃桶
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dresser
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我啲襪同内衣喺我個衣櫃第一格櫃桶。
(ngo5 di1 mat6 tung4 noi6 ji1 hai2 ngo5 go3 ji1 gwai6 dai6 jat1 gaak3 gwai6 tung2.)
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"My socks and underwear are in the top drawer of my dresser."
(SLOW)
我啲襪同内衣喺我個衣櫃第一格櫃桶。
8.
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(sou3)
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"sweep"
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(SLOW)
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sweep
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好多塵呀,快啲掃地啦!
(hou2 do1 can4 aa3, faai3 di1 sou3 dei6 laa1!)
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"It's so dusty, sweep the floor!"
(SLOW)
好多塵呀,快啲掃地啦!
9.
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(zap1)
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"put away"
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(SLOW)
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put away
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女人執緊衫。
(neoi5 jan2 zap1 gan2 saam1.)
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"The woman is putting away the clothes."
(SLOW)
女人執緊衫。
10.
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(to1)
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"mop"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
mop
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我倒瀉咗果汁,所以要拖地。
(ngo5 dou2 se2 zo2 gwo2 zap1, so2 ji5 jiu3 to1 dei6.)
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"I spilled the juice, so I'll mop the floor."
(SLOW)
我倒瀉咗果汁,所以要拖地。
11.
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女侍應
(neoi5 si6 jing3)
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"waitress"
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女侍應
(SLOW)
女侍應
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waitress
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呢個女侍應服務週到,抵畀多啲貼士。
(ni1 go3 neoi5 si6 jing3 fuk6 mou6 zau1 dou3, dai2 bei2 do1 di1 tip1 si2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The service provided by this waitress is excellent; she deserves more tips."
(SLOW)
呢個女侍應服務週到,抵畀多啲貼士。
12.
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華氏
(waa4 si6)
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"Fahrenheit"
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華氏
(SLOW)
華氏
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Fahrenheit
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水喺華氏三十二度時結冰。
(seoi2 hai2 waa4 si6 sam1 sap6 ji6 dou6 si4 git3 bing1.)
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"Water freezes at thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit."
(SLOW)
水喺華氏三十二度時結冰。
13.
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温度
(wan1 dou6)
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"temperature"
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温度
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温度
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temperature
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溫度低於零度。
(wan1 dou6 dai1 jyu1 ling4 dou6.)
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"The temperature is below zero."
(SLOW)
溫度低於零度。
14.
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潮濕
(ciu4 sap1)
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"humid"
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潮濕
(SLOW)
潮濕
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humid
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八月好潮濕。
(baat3 jyut6 hou2 ciu4 sap1.)
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"It's humid in August."
(SLOW)
八月好潮濕。
15.
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大風
(daai6 fung1)
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"windy"
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大風
(SLOW)
大風
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windy
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聽日會好凍同大風,記得戴頸巾。
(ting1 jat6 wui5 hou2 dung3 tung4 daai6 fung1, gei3 dak1 daai3 geng2 gan1.)
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"Tomorrow will be cold and windy, so wear a scarf."
(SLOW)
聽日會好凍同大風,記得戴頸巾。
16.
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遊樂場
(jau4 lok6 coeng4)
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"playground"
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遊樂場
(SLOW)
遊樂場
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playground
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喺遊樂場通常都有好多人排隊玩韆鞦同滑梯。
(hai2 jau4 lok6 coeng4 tung1 soeng4 dou1 jau5 hou2 do1 jan4 paai4 deoi2 waan2 cin1 cau1 tung4 waat6 tai1.)
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"At the playground, there is always a line for the swings and slides."
(SLOW)
喺遊樂場通常都有好多人排隊玩韆鞦同滑梯。
17.
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游泳池
(jau4 wing6 ci4)
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"pool"
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游泳池
(SLOW)
游泳池
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pool
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喺夏天,我哋每日都喺公共游泳池游水。
(hai2 haa6 tin1, ngo5 dei6 mui5 jat6 dou1 hai2 gung1 gung6 jau4 wing6 ci4 jau4 seoi2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We swim at the public pool everyday in the summer."
(SLOW)
喺夏天,我哋每日都喺公共游泳池游水。
18.
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網球
(mong5 kau4)
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"tennis"
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網球
(SLOW)
網球
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tennis
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我最鍾意嘅網球手係祖高域。
(ngo5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 ge3 mong5 kau4 sau2 hai6 zou2 gou1 wik6.)
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"My favorite tennis player is Djokovic."
(SLOW)
我最鍾意嘅網球手係祖高域。
19.
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籃球
(laam4 kau4)
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"basketball"
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籃球
(SLOW)
籃球
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basketball
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你可唔可以指導下我嘅籃球技術?
(nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 zi2 dou6 haa5 ngo5 ge3 laam4 kau4 gei6 seot6?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Can you train me in the skills of basketball?"
(SLOW)
你可唔可以指導下我嘅籃球技術?
20.
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公升
(gung1 sing1)
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"liter"
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公升
(SLOW)
公升
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liter
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膠樽裝有兩公升可樂。
(gaau1 zeon1 zong1 jau5 leong5 gung1 sing1 ho2 lok6.)
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"The bottle contains 2 liters of cola."
(SLOW)
膠樽裝有兩公升可樂。
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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