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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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拎出去
(ling1 ceot1 heoi3)
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"take out"
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拎出去
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拎出去
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take out
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你可唔可以拎啲垃圾出去?
(nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 ling1 di1 laap6 saap3 ceot1 heoi3?)
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"Can you take out the trash, please?"
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你可唔可以拎啲垃圾出去?
2.
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男侍應
(naam4 si6 jing3)
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"waiter"
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男侍應
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男侍應
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waiter
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男侍應送緊食物上房。
(naam4 si6 jing3 sung3 gan2 sik6 mat6 soeng5 fong2.)
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"The waiter is delivering room service."
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男侍應送緊食物上房。
3.
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天氣預報
(tin1 hei3 jyu6 bou3)
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"weather report"
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天氣預報
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天氣預報
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weather report
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出海前先查天氣預報。
(ceot1 hoi2 cin4 sin1 caa4 tin1 hei3 jyu6 bou3.)
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"Check the weather report before going sailing."
(SLOW)
出海前先查天氣預報。
4.
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攝氏
(sip3 si6)
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"Celsius"
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攝氏
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攝氏
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Celsius
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今日氣溫係攝氏三十度。
(gam1 jat6 hei3 wan1 hai6 sip3 si6 saam1 sap6 dou6.)
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"Today's temperature is 30 degrees Celsius."
(SLOW)
今日氣溫係攝氏三十度。
5.
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電視節目
(din6 si6 zit3 muk6)
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"TV show"
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電視節目
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電視節目
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TV show
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今晚會播佢最鍾意嘅電視節目。
(gam1 maan5 wui5 bo3 keoi5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 ge3 din6 si6 zit3 muk6.)
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"Her favorite TV show is on tonight."
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今晚會播佢最鍾意嘅電視節目。
6.
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緩步跑
(wun4 bou6 paau2)
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"jogging"
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緩步跑
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緩步跑
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jogging
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我開始緩步跑之後瘦咗三公斤。
(ngo5 hoi1 ci2 wun4 bou6 paau2 zi1 hau6 sau3 zo2 saam1 gung1 gan1.)
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"I've lost three kilograms since I started jogging."
(SLOW)
我開始緩步跑之後瘦咗三公斤。
7.
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快餐
(faai3 caan1)
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"fast food"
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快餐
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快餐
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fast food
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漢堡包同薯條被認為係快餐。
(hon3 bou2 baau1 tung4 syu4 tiu2 bei6 jing6 wai4 hai6 faai3 caan1.)
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"Burgers and fries are considered fast food."
(SLOW)
漢堡包同薯條被認為係快餐。
8.
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公園
(gung1 jyun2)
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"park"
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公園
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公園
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park
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我公司好近香港公園。
(ngo5 gung1 si1 hou2 kan5 hoeng1 gong2 gung1 jyun2.)
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"My office is close to Hong Kong park."
(SLOW)
我公司好近香港公園。
9.
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紅綠燈
(hung4 luk6 dang1)
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"traffic light"
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紅綠燈
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紅綠燈
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traffic light
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第一個紅綠燈轉左。
(dai6 jat1 go3 hung4 luk6 dang1 zyun3 zo2.)
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"Turn left at the first traffic light."
(SLOW)
第一個紅綠燈轉左。
10.
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標誌
(biu1 zi3)
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"sign"
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標誌
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標誌
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sign
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嗰個標誌有咩意思?
(go2 go3 biu1 zi3 jau5 me1 ji3 si1?)
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"What does that sign mean?"
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嗰個標誌有咩意思?
11.
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地鐵
(dei6 tit3)
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"subway"
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地鐵
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地鐵
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subway
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我搭地鐵去辦公室。
(ngo5 daap3 dei6 tit3 heoi3 baan6 gung1 sat1.)
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"I take the subway to the office."
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我搭地鐵去辦公室。
12.
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火車站
(fo2 ce1 zaam6)
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"train station"
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火車站
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火車站
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train station
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我要去火車站。
(ngo5 jiu3 heoi3 fo2 ce1 zaam6.)
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"I'd like to go to the train station."
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我要去火車站。
13.
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五百
(ng5 baak3)
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"five hundred"
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五百
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五百
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five hundred
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我間屋離呢度有五百米。
(ngo5 gaan1 uk1 lei4 ni1 dou6 jau5 ng5 baak3 mai5.)
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"My house is five hundred meters from here."
(SLOW)
我間屋離呢度有五百米。
14.
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九百九十九
(gau2 baak3 gau2 sap6 gau2)
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"nine hundred ninety nine"
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九百九十九
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九百九十九
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nine hundred ninety nine
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我哋為咗呢個活動買咗九百九十九張凳。
(ngo5 dei6 wai6 zo2 ni1 go3 wut6 dung6 maai5 zo2 gau2 baak3 gau2 sap6 gau2 zoeng1 dang3.)
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"We bought nine hundred ninety nine chairs for the event."
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我哋為咗呢個活動買咗九百九十九張凳。
15.
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一百零一
(jat1 baak3 ling4 jat1)
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"one hundred and one"
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一百零一
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一百零一
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one hundred and one
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我嘅分數係一百零一分。
(ngo5 ge3 fan1 sou3 hai6 jat1 baak3 ling4 jat1 fan1.)
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"My score was one hundred and one."
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我嘅分數係一百零一分。
16.
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四百
(sei3 baak3)
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"four hundred"
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四百
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四百
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four hundred
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本書有四百頁厚。
(bun2 syu1 jau5 sei3 baak3 jip6 hau5.)
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"The book was four hundred pages thick."
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本書有四百頁厚。
17.
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九百
(gau2 baak3)
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"nine hundred"
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九百
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九百
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nine hundred
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隻古董匙羹有九百年歷史。
(zek3 gu2 dung2 ci4 gang1 jau5 gau2 baak3 nin4 lik6 si2.)
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"The antique spoon was nine hundred years old."
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隻古董匙羹有九百年歷史。
18.
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(cyun3)
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"inch"
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inch
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我啱啱買咗部四十吋平面電視。
(ngo5 ngaam1 ngaam1 maai5 zo2 bou6 sei3 sap6 cyun3 ping4 min2 din6 si6.)
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"I just bought a 40 inch flat screen television."
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我啱啱買咗部四十吋平面電視。
19.
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公斤
(gung1 gan1)
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"kilogram"
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公斤
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公斤
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kilogram
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一公斤等於一千克。
(jat1 gung1 gan1 dang2 jyu1 jat1 cin1 hak1.)
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"One kilogram is one thousand grams."
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一公斤等於一千克。
20.
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厘米
(lei4 mai5)
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"centimeter"
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厘米
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厘米
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centimeter
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我要張十厘米厚嘅床褥。
(ngo5 jiu3 zoeng1 sap6 lei4 mai5 hau5 ge3 cong4 juk2.)
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"I need a ten centimeter thick mattress."
(SLOW)
我要張十厘米厚嘅床褥。
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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