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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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(faan6)
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"rice"
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rice
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兩份炒飯。
(loeng5 fan6 caau2 faan6.)
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"Two orders of fried rice."
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兩份炒飯。
2.
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麵包
(min6 baau1)
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"bread"
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麵包
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麵包
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bread
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呢間鋪嘅麵包成日一早賣晒。
(ni1 gaan1 pou3 ge3 min6 baau1 sing4 jat6 jat1 zou2 maai6 saai3.)
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"Bread from this shop is always sold out early in the morning."
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呢間鋪嘅麵包成日一早賣晒。
3.
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(daan2)
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"egg"
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egg
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將蛋白打到起泡。
(zoeng1 daan2 baak6 daa2 dou3 hei2 pou5.)
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"Beat egg whites until stiff."
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將蛋白打到起泡。
4.
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"noodle"
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noodle
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聽講呢間鋪嘅麵好好食。
(teng1 gong2 ni1 gaan1 pou3 ge3 min6 hou2 hou2 sik6.)
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"I hear this shop’s noodles taste good."
(SLOW)
聽講呢間鋪嘅麵好好食。
5.
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鬧鐘
(naau6 zung1)
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"alarm clock"
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鬧鐘
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鬧鐘
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alarm clock
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校咗朝早五點鬧鐘。
(gaau3 zo2 ziu1 zou2 ng5 dim2 naau6 zung1.)
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"The alarm clock is set for 5 a.m."
(SLOW)
校咗朝早五點鬧鐘。
6.
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(mun4)
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"door"
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door
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呢條係前門嘅鎖匙。
(ni1 tiu4 hai6 cin4 mun2 ge3 so2 si4.)
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"This is the key to the front door."
(SLOW)
呢條係前門嘅鎖匙。
7.
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遙控
(jiu4 hung3)
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"remote control"
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遙控
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遙控
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remote control
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唔該畀個遙控我。
(m4 goi1 bei2 go3 jiu4 hung3 ngo5.)
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"Please pass me the remote control."
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唔該畀個遙控我。
8.
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(maat3)
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"wipe"
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wipe
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記得抹地下。
(gei3 dak1 maat3 dei6 haa2.)
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"Don't forget to wipe the floor."
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記得抹地下。
9.
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餐牌
(caan1 paai2)
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"menu"
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餐牌
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餐牌
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menu
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可唔可以畀我睇下個餐牌?
(ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 bei2 ngo5 tai2 haa5 go3 caan1 paai2?)
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"Can I see the menu please?"
(SLOW)
可唔可以畀我睇下個餐牌?
10.
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雜誌
(zaap6 zi3)
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"magazine"
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雜誌
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雜誌
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magazine
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唔好睇八卦雜誌。
(m4 hou2 tai2 baat3 gwaa3 zaap6 zi3.)
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"Don't read gossip magazines."
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唔好睇八卦雜誌。
11.
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有聲書
(jau5 seng1 syu1)
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"audiobook"
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有聲書
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有聲書
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audiobook
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我搭車返工嗰陣聽有聲書。
(ngo5 daap3 ce1 faan1 gung1 go2 zan6 teng1 jau5 seng1 syu1.)
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"I listen to audiobooks during my commute to work."
(SLOW)
我搭車返工嗰陣聽有聲書。
12.
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電動遊戲
(din6 dung6 jau4 hei3)
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"video game"
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電動遊戲
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電動遊戲
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video game
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我今個週末會去買新嘅電動遊戲。
(ngo5 gam1 go3 zau1 mut6 wui5 heoi3 maai5 san1 ge3 din6 dung6 jau4 hei3.)
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"I'm going to buy a new video game this weekend."
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我今個週末會去買新嘅電動遊戲。
13.
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(peng4)
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"cheap"
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cheap
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呢個平底鑊好平。
(ni1 go3 ping4 dai2 wok6 hou2 peng4.)
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"This frying pan is very cheap."
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呢個平底鑊好平。
14.
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(gwai3)
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"expensive"
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expensive
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一間屋好貴。
(jat1 gaan1 uk1 hou2 gwai3.)
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"A house is expensive."
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一間屋好貴。
15.
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善良
(sin6 loeng4)
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"kind"
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善良
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善良
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kind
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送花畀老婆婆係善良嘅行為。
(sung3 faa1 bei2 lou5 po4 po2 hai6 sin6 loeng4 ge3 hang4 wai4.)
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"Giving the elderly woman flowers is a kind act."
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送花畀老婆婆係善良嘅行為。
16.
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恐怖
(hung2 bou3)
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"scary"
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恐怖
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恐怖
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scary
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黑掹掹嘅街道好恐怖。
(haak1 mang1 mang1 ge3 gaai1 dou6 hou2 hung2 bou3.)
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"Dark streets are scary."
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黑掹掹嘅街道好恐怖。
17.
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輕鬆
(hing1 sung1)
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"relaxing"
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輕鬆
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輕鬆
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relaxing
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星期日好輕鬆。
(sing1 kei4 jat6 hou2 hing1 sung1.)
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"Sundays are very relaxing."
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星期日好輕鬆。
18.
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(bong6)
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"pound"
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pound
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我嘅目標係減十磅。
(ngo5 ge3 muk6 biu1 hai6 gam2 sap6 bong6.)
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"My target is to lose ten pounds."
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我嘅目標係減十磅。
19.
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英里
(jing1 lei5)
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"mile"
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英里
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英里
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mile
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一英里大概等於一點六公里。
(jat1 jing1 lei5 daai6 koi3 dang2 jyu1 jat1 dim2 luk6 gung1 lei5.)
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"One mile is roughly 1.6 kilometers."
(SLOW)
一英里大概等於一點六公里。
20.
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(cek3)
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"foot"
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foot
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一呎有十二吋。
(jat1 cek3 jau5 sap6 ji6 cyun3.)
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"There are twelve inches in a foot."
(SLOW)
一呎有十二吋。
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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