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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.
(NORMAL SPEED)
頭痛
(tau4 tung3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"headache"
(NORMAL SPEED)
頭痛
(SLOW)
頭痛
(NORMAL SPEED)
headache
(NORMAL SPEED)
頭痛可以食阿士匹靈。
(tau4 tong3 ho2 ji5 sik6 aa3 si6 pat1 ling4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"When you have a headache, you can take Aspirin."
(SLOW)
頭痛可以食阿士匹靈。
2.
(NORMAL SPEED)
肚瀉
(tou5 se3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"diarrhea"
(NORMAL SPEED)
肚瀉
(SLOW)
肚瀉
(NORMAL SPEED)
diarrhea
(NORMAL SPEED)
呢隻藥可以止肚瀉。
(ni1 zek3 joek6 ho2 ji5 zi2 tou5 se3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"This medicine will stop the diarrhea."
(SLOW)
呢隻藥可以止肚瀉。
3.
(NORMAL SPEED)
症狀
(zing3 zong6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"symptom"
(NORMAL SPEED)
症狀
(SLOW)
症狀
(NORMAL SPEED)
symptom
(NORMAL SPEED)
你有咩症狀?
(nei5 jau5 me1 zing3 zong6?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"What are your symptoms?"
(SLOW)
你有咩症狀?
4.
(NORMAL SPEED)
肚痛
(tou5 tung3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"stomachache"
(NORMAL SPEED)
肚痛
(SLOW)
肚痛
(NORMAL SPEED)
stomachache
(NORMAL SPEED)
琴日我嚴重肚痛。
(kam4 jat6 ngo5 jim4 zung6 tou5 tung3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Yesterday I had a bad stomachache."
(SLOW)
琴日我嚴重肚痛。
5.
(NORMAL SPEED)
清潔
(cing1 git3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"clean"
(NORMAL SPEED)
清潔
(SLOW)
清潔
(NORMAL SPEED)
clean
(NORMAL SPEED)
用牙線清潔牙齒乾淨過唔用好多。
(jung6 ngaa4 sin3 cing1 git3 ngaa4 ci2 gon1 zeng6 gwo3 m4 jung6 hou2 do1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Using dental floss to clean your teeth is much cleaner than without."
(SLOW)
用牙線清潔牙齒乾淨過唔用好多。
6.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(gon1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"dry"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
dry
(NORMAL SPEED)
我等緊啲油漆乾。
(ngo5 dang2 gan2 di1 jau4 cat1 gon1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I'm waiting for the paint to dry."
(SLOW)
我等緊啲油漆乾。
7.
(NORMAL SPEED)
掃塵
(sou3 can4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"dust"
(NORMAL SPEED)
掃塵
(SLOW)
掃塵
(NORMAL SPEED)
dust
(NORMAL SPEED)
女人用掃把掃緊塵。
(neoi5 jan2 jung6 sou3 baa2 sou3 gan2 can4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The woman is dusting with a broom."
(SLOW)
女人用掃把掃緊塵。
8.
(NORMAL SPEED)
吸塵
(kap1 can4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"vacuum"
(NORMAL SPEED)
吸塵
(SLOW)
吸塵
(NORMAL SPEED)
vacuum
(NORMAL SPEED)
管家逢星期二朝早吸塵。
(gun2 gaa1 fung4 sing1 kei4 ji6 ziu1 zou2 kap1 can4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Every Tuesday morning the housekeeper vacuums."
(SLOW)
管家逢星期二朝早吸塵。
9.
(NORMAL SPEED)
十字路口
(sap6 zi6 lou6 hau2)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"intersection"
(NORMAL SPEED)
十字路口
(SLOW)
十字路口
(NORMAL SPEED)
intersection
(NORMAL SPEED)
喺十字路口轉右。
(hai2 sap6 zi6 lou6 hau2 zyun3 jau6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Turn right at the intersection."
(SLOW)
喺十字路口轉右。
10.
(NORMAL SPEED)
高速公路
(gou1 cuk1 gung1 lou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"highway"
(NORMAL SPEED)
高速公路
(SLOW)
高速公路
(NORMAL SPEED)
highway
(NORMAL SPEED)
警察經常喺高速公路截查可疑車輛。
(ging2 caat3 ging1 soeng4 hai2 gou1 cuk1 gung1 lou6 zit6 caa4 ho2 ji4 ce1 loeng2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Police always stop and search questionable cars on the highway."
(SLOW)
警察經常喺高速公路截查可疑車輛。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(lou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"road"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
road
(NORMAL SPEED)
呢條路一直行就到郵局㗎喇。
(ni1 tiu4 lou6 jat1 zik6 haang4 zau6 dou3 jau4 guk2 gaa3 laa3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"This road will bring you to the post office."
(SLOW)
呢條路一直行就到郵局㗎喇。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(gaai1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"street"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
street
(NORMAL SPEED)
呢條街直行。
(ni1 tiu4 gaai1 zik6 haang4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Go straight on this street."
(SLOW)
呢條街直行。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
有趣
(jau5 ceoi3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"interesting"
(NORMAL SPEED)
有趣
(SLOW)
有趣
(NORMAL SPEED)
interesting
(NORMAL SPEED)
你喺會議上提出嘅諗法好有趣。
(nei5 hai2 wui6 ji5 soeng6 tai4 ceot1 ge3 nam2 faat3 hou2 jau5 ceoi3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"That's an interesting idea you presented at the meeting."
(SLOW)
你喺會議上提出嘅諗法好有趣。
14.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(seoi1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"mean"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
mean
(NORMAL SPEED)
佢好衰。
(keoi5 hou2 seoi1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"He is very mean."
(SLOW)
佢好衰。
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(mun6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bored"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
bored
(NORMAL SPEED)
我好悶,所以決定去睇戲。
(ngo5 hou2 mun6, so2 ji5 kyut3 ding6 heoi3 tai2 hei3.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I was bored, so I decided to see a movie."
(SLOW)
我好悶,所以決定去睇戲。
16.
(NORMAL SPEED)
七百
(cat1 baak3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"seven hundred"
(NORMAL SPEED)
七百
(SLOW)
七百
(NORMAL SPEED)
seven hundred
(NORMAL SPEED)
北極熊嘅體重可以高達七百公斤。
(bak1 gik6 hung4 ge3 tai2 cung4 ho2 ji5 gou1 daat6 cat1 baak3 gung1 gan1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Polar bears can weigh up to seven hundred kilograms."
(SLOW)
北極熊嘅體重可以高達七百公斤。
17.
(NORMAL SPEED)
八百
(baat3 baak3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"eight hundred"
(NORMAL SPEED)
八百
(SLOW)
八百
(NORMAL SPEED)
eight hundred
(NORMAL SPEED)
草坪有八百公頃。
(cou2 ping4 jau5 baat3 baak3 gung1 king2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The field is eight hundred hectares."
(SLOW)
草坪有八百公頃。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
二百
(ji6 baak3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"two hundred"
(NORMAL SPEED)
二百
(SLOW)
二百
(NORMAL SPEED)
two hundred
(NORMAL SPEED)
我哋呢度有超過二百本書。
(ngo5 dei6 ni1 dou6 jau5 ciu1 gwo3 ji6 baak3 bun2 syu1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We have over two hundred books here."
(SLOW)
我哋呢度有超過二百本書。
19.
(NORMAL SPEED)
三百
(saam1 baak3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"three hundred"
(NORMAL SPEED)
三百
(SLOW)
三百
(NORMAL SPEED)
three hundred
(NORMAL SPEED)
呢個城市有三百年歷史。
(ni1 go3 sing4 si5 jau5 saam1 baak3 nin4 lik6 si2.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"This city is three hundred years old."
(SLOW)
呢個城市有三百年歷史。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
六百
(luk6 baak3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"six hundred"
(NORMAL SPEED)
六百
(SLOW)
六百
(NORMAL SPEED)
six hundred
(NORMAL SPEED)
一對波鞋大概要五、六百蚊。
(jat1 deoi3 bo1 haai4 daai6 koi3 jiu3 ng5, luk6 baak3 man1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A pair of sport shoes costs about five or six hundred HKD."
(SLOW)
一對波鞋大概要五、六百蚊。
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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