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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…
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(siu3)
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"laugh"
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laugh
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對住幅畫笑
(deoi3 zyu6 fuk1 waa2 siu3)
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"laugh at the picture"
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對住幅畫笑
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好食
(hou2 sik6)
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"delicious"
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好食
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好食
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delicious
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呢度啲嘢好好食。
(ni1 dou6 di1 je5 hou2 hou2 sik6.)
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"The food here is delicious."
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呢度啲嘢好好食。
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(seoi2)
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"water"
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water
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飲水
(jam2 seoi2)
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"drink water"
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飲水
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(caa4)
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"tea"
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(SLOW)
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tea
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飲茶
(jam2 caa4)
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"drink tea"
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飲茶
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咖啡
(gaa3 fe1)
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"coffee"
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咖啡
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咖啡
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coffee
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一杯咖啡
(jat1 bui1 gaa3 fe1)
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"cup of coffee"
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一杯咖啡
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啤酒
(be1 zau2)
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"beer"
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啤酒
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啤酒
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beer
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一支啤酒
(jat1 zi1 be1 zau2)
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"bottle of beer"
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一支啤酒
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紅酒
(hung4 zau2)
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"wine"
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紅酒
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紅酒
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wine
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紅酒
(hung4 zau2)
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"red wine"
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紅酒
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牛肉
(ngau4 juk6)
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"beef"
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牛肉
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牛肉
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beef
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牛扒
(ngau4 paa2)
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"beef steak"
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牛扒
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雞肉
(gai1 juk6)
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"chicken"
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雞肉
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雞肉
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chicken
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雞翼
(gai1 jik6)
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"chicken wing"
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雞翼
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豬肉
(zyu1 juk6)
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"pork"
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豬肉
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豬肉
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pork
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豬扒
(zyu1 paa2)
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"pork chops"
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豬扒
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(jyu2)
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"fish"
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(SLOW)
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fish
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生魚
(sang1 jyu2)
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"raw fish"
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生魚
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羊肉
(joeng4 juk6)
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"lamb"
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羊肉
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羊肉
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lamb
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羊架
(joeng4 gaa2)
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"rack of lamb"
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羊架
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醫生
(ji1 sang1)
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"doctor"
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醫生
(SLOW)
醫生
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doctor
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我係醫生。
(ngo5 hai6 ji1 saang1.)
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"I am a doctor."
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我係醫生。
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警察
(ging2 caat3)
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"police officer"
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警察
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警察
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police officer
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著住制服嘅警察
(zoek3 zyu6 zai3 fuk6 ge3 ging2 caat3)
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"police officer in uniform"
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著住制服嘅警察
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老師
(lou5 si1)
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"teacher"
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老師
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老師
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teacher
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英文老師
(jing1 man4 lou5 si1)
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"English teacher"
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英文老師
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員工
(jyun4 gung1)
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"employee"
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員工
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員工
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employee
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女員工
(neoi5 jyun4 gung1)
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"female employee"
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女員工
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(lei4)
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"come"
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come
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過嚟
(gwo3 lei4)
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"come forward"
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過嚟
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(tai2)
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"see"
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(SLOW)
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see
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睇嘢
(tai2 je5)
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"see something"
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睇嘢
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(zing2)
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"make"
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make
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個廚師整咗橙汁。
(go3 cyu4 si1 zing2 zo2 caang2 zap1.)
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"The chef made orange juice."
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個廚師整咗橙汁。
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(jung6)
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"use"
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use
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用電腦
(jung6 din6 nou5)
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"use a computer"
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用電腦
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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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Practice here & get feedback! Pick 1 word from this core list and come up with a sentence. Post the sentence in the comments below to get feedback from our learning community.

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Hello robert groulx,


You are very welcome. 😇

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Good luck with your language studies.


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robert groulx
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thanks for the lesson


my favorite word is 雞肉


robert