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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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(beng6)
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"illness"
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illness
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我因為病瘦咗好多。
(ngo5 jan1 wai6 beng6 sau3 zo2 hou2 do1.)
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"I lost a lot of weight because of the illness."
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我因為病瘦咗好多。
2.
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感冒
(gam2 mou6)
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"cold"
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感冒
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感冒
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cold
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我感冒未好。
(ngo5 gam2 mou6 mei6 hou2.)
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"I still have the cold."
(SLOW)
我感冒未好。
3.
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受傷
(sau6 soeng1)
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"injury"
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受傷
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受傷
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injury
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佢膝頭受傷。
(keoi5 sat1 tau4 sau6 soeng1.)
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"He suffered a knee injury."
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佢膝頭受傷。
4.
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(joek6)
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"medicine"
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medicine
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中藥好苦。
(zung1 joek6 hou2 fu2.)
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"Chinese herbal medicine is bitter."
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中藥好苦。
5.
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(tung3)
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"pain"
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pain
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你有冇止痛藥?
(nei5 jau5 mou5 zi2 tung3 joek6?)
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"Do you have any painkiller?"
(SLOW)
你有冇止痛藥?
6.
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發燒
(faat3 siu1)
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"fever"
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發燒
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發燒
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fever
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佢發燒到一百零二度。
(keoi5 faat3 siu1 dou3 jat1 baak3 ling4 ji6 dou6.)
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"He has a fever of 102 degrees."
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佢發燒到一百零二度。
7.
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(coeng1)
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"window"
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window
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個電話喺窗口隔籬。
(go3 din6 waa2 hai2 coeng1 hau2 gaak3 lei4.)
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"The phone is next to the window."
(SLOW)
個電話喺窗口隔籬。
8.
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酒精
(zau2 zing1)
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"alcohol"
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酒精
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酒精
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alcohol
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威士忌係一種酒精飲品。
(wai1 si6 gei2 hai6 jat1 zung2 zau2 zing1 jam2 ban2.)
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"Whiskey is a type of alcoholic beverage."
(SLOW)
威士忌係一種酒精飲品。
9.
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(caan1)
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"meal"
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meal
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兒童餐唔應該係辣嘅。
(ji4 tung4 caan1 m4 jing1 goi1 hai6 laat6 ge3.)
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"Children's meals should not be spicy."
(SLOW)
兒童餐唔應該係辣嘅。
10.
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(mou6)
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"fog"
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fog
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以前冬天,倫敦經常有霧。
(ji5 cin4 dung1 tin1, leon4 deon1 ging1 soeng4 jau5 mou6.)
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"In the past, London often had fog in the winter."
(SLOW)
以前冬天,倫敦經常有霧。
11.
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(bok6)
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"hail"
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hail
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落緊雹。
(lok6 gan2 bok6.)
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"Hail is falling."
(SLOW)
落緊雹。
12.
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雷暴
(leoi4 bou6)
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"thunderstorm"
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雷暴
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雷暴
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thunderstorm
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一股雷暴正逐漸逼近。
(jat1 gu2 leoi4 bou6 zing3 zuk6 zim6 bik1 gan6.)
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"A thunderstorm is approaching. "
(SLOW)
一股雷暴正逐漸逼近。
13.
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水族館
(seoi2 zuk6 gun2)
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"aquarium"
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水族館
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水族館
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aquarium
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我鍾意喺水族館睇魚游水。
(ngo5 zung1 ji3 hai2 seoi2 zuk6 gun2 tai2 jyu2 jau4 seoi2.)
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"I love to watch all the fish swim at the aquarium."
(SLOW)
我鍾意喺水族館睇魚游水。
14.
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足球
(zuk1 kau4)
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"soccer"
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足球
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足球
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soccer
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我同碧咸踢過足球。
(ngo5 tung4 bik1 haam4 tek3 gwo3 zuk1 kau4.)
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"I played soccer with David Beckham."
(SLOW)
我同碧咸踢過足球。
15.
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動物園
(dung6 mat6 jyun4)
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"zoo"
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動物園
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動物園
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zoo
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去動物園拍拖都唔錯。
(heoi3 dung6 mat6 jyun4 paak3 to1 dou1 m4 co3.)
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"Going to the zoo for a date is not bad."
(SLOW)
去動物園拍拖都唔錯。
16.
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車費
(ce1 fai3)
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"fare"
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車費
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車費
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fare
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巴士車費幾錢?
(baa1 si2 ce1 fai3 gei2 cin2?)
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"How much is the bus fare?"
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巴士車費幾錢?
17.
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巴士站
(baa1 si2 zaam6)
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"bus stop"
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巴士站
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巴士站
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bus stop
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因為交通意外,巴士站度打晒蛇餅。
(jan1 wai6 gaau1 tung1 ji3 ngoi6, baa1 si2 zaam6 dou6 daa2 saai3 se4 beng2.)
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"There's a long line at the bus stop because of the traffic accident."
(SLOW)
因為交通意外,巴士站度打晒蛇餅。
18.
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(hak1)
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"gram"
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gram
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蘋果重一百五十七克。
(ping4 gwo2 cung5 jat1 baak3 ng5 sap6 cat1 hak1.)
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"The apple weighs 157 grams."
(SLOW)
蘋果重一百五十七克。
19.
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(mai5)
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"meter"
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meter
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一米等於一百厘米。
(jat1 mai5 dang2 jyu1 jat1 baak3 lei4 mai5.)
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"There are one hundred centimeters in a meter."
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一米等於一百厘米。
20.
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公里
(gung1 lei5)
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"kilometer"
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公里
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公里
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kilometer
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佢行咗十公里。
(keoi5 haang4 zo2 sap6 gung1 lei5.)
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"He walked ten kilometers."
(SLOW)
佢行咗十公里。
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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