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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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餐廳
(caan1 teng1)
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"restaurant"
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餐廳
(SLOW)
餐廳
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restaurant
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女人喺餐廳食飯。
(neoi5 jan2 hai2 caan1 teng1 sik6 faan6.)
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"The women are eating out at a restaurant."
(SLOW)
女人喺餐廳食飯。
2.
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咖啡室
(gaa3 fe1 sat1)
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"café"
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咖啡室
(SLOW)
咖啡室
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café
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呢間係我最鍾意嘅咖啡室。
(ni1 gaan1 hai6 ngo5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 ge3 gaa3 fe1 sat1.)
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"This is my favorite cafe."
(SLOW)
呢間係我最鍾意嘅咖啡室。
3.
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茶室
(caa4 sat1)
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"tea shop"
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茶室
(SLOW)
茶室
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tea shop
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佢喺茶室返工。
(keoi5 hai2 caa4 sat1 faan1 gung1.)
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"She works in a tea shop."
(SLOW)
佢喺茶室返工。
4.
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酒吧
(zau2 baa1)
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"bar"
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酒吧
(SLOW)
酒吧
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bar
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前面有間酒吧。
(cin4 min6 jau5 gaan1 zau2 baa1.)
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"There's a bar in front."
(SLOW)
前面有間酒吧。
5.
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傢俬
(gaa1 si1)
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"furniture"
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傢俬
(SLOW)
傢俬
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furniture
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火燭後我哋要換哂所有傢俬。
(fo2 zuk1 hau6 ngo5 dei6 jiu3 wun6 saai3 so2 jau5 gaa1 si1.)
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"We had to replace all of our furniture after the fire."
(SLOW)
火燭後我哋要換哂所有傢俬。
6.
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(cou2)
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"grass"
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(SLOW)
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grass
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綿羊食緊綠色嘅草。
(min4 joeng2 sik6 gan2 luk6 sik1 ge3 cou2.)
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"The sheep is eating the green grass."
(SLOW)
綿羊食緊綠色嘅草。
7.
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土壤
(tou2 joeng6)
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"soil"
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土壤
(SLOW)
土壤
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soil
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土壤因為乾旱而裂開。
(tou2 joeng6 jan1 wai6 gon1 hon5 ji4 lit6 hoi1.)
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"The soil cracked due to the drought."
(SLOW)
土壤因為乾旱而裂開。
8.
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泥土
(nai4 tou2)
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"dirt"
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泥土
(SLOW)
泥土
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dirt
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蟲喺泥土裡蠕動。
(cung4 hai2 nai4 tou2 leoi5 jyu4 dung6.)
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"The worms are squirming in the dirt."
(SLOW)
蟲喺泥土裡蠕動。
9.
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石頭
(sek6 tau4)
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"rock"
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石頭
(SLOW)
石頭
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rock
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著住長袍嘅男人拋緊石頭。
(zoek3 zyu6 coeng4 pou4 ge3 naam4 jan2 paau1 gan2 sek6 tau4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The man in the robe is throwing a rock."
(SLOW)
著住長袍嘅男人拋緊石頭。
10.
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(syu6)
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"tree"
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(SLOW)
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tree
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我哋會裝飾聖誕樹。
(ngo5 dei6 wui5 zong1 sik1 sing3 daan3 syu6.)
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"We will decorate the Christmas tree."
(SLOW)
我哋會裝飾聖誕樹。
11.
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道教
(dou6 gaau3)
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"Taoism"
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道教
(SLOW)
道教
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Taoism
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道教亦即係道家。
(dou6 gaau3 jik6 zik1 hai6 dou6 gaa1.)
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"Taoism is also known as Daoism."
(SLOW)
道教亦即係道家。
12.
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聖經
(sing3 ging1)
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"Bible"
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聖經
(SLOW)
聖經
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Bible
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聖經係文明歷史上最暢銷嘅書。
(sing3 ging1 hai6 man4 ming4 lik6 si2 soeng6 zeoi3 coeng3 siu1 ge3 syu1.)
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"The Bible is the best-selling book in the history of civilization."
(SLOW)
聖經係文明歷史上最暢銷嘅書。
13.
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可蘭經
(ho2 laan4 ging1)
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"Quran"
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可蘭經
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可蘭經
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Quran
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可蘭經係回教嘅聖書。
(ho2 laan4 ging1 hai6 wui4 gaau3 ge3 sing3 syu1.)
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"The Quran is the holy book of the Muslim religion."
(SLOW)
可蘭經係回教嘅聖書。
14.
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牧師
(muk6 si1)
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"priest"
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牧師
(SLOW)
牧師
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priest
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猶太教、基督教同好多其他宗教都有牧師。
(jau4 taai3 gaau3, gei1 duk1 gaau3 tung4 hou2 do1 kei4 taa1 zung1 gaau3 dou1 jau5 muk6 si1.)
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"Judaism, Christianity and many other religions have priests."
(SLOW)
猶太教、基督教同好多其他宗教都有牧師。
15.
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猶太教
(jau4 taai3 gaau3)
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"Judaism"
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猶太教
(SLOW)
猶太教
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Judaism
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猶太教已經創立咗超過三千年。
(jau4 taai3 gaau3 ji5 ging1 cong3 lap6 zo2 ciu1 gwo3 saam1 cin1 nin4.)
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"Judaism has been practiced for over three thousand years."
(SLOW)
猶太教已經創立咗超過三千年。
16.
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一千
(jat1 cin1)
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"one thousand"
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一千
(SLOW)
一千
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one thousand
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我銀包淨係得一千蚊港紙。
(ngo5 ngan4 baau1 zing6 hai6 dak1 jat1 cin1 man1 gong2 zi2.)
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"There is only one thousand Hong Kong dollars in my wallet."
(SLOW)
我銀包淨係得一千蚊港紙。
17.
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二千
(ji6 cin1)
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"two thousand"
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二千
(SLOW)
二千
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two thousand
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售價係二千蚊。
(sau6 gaa3 hai6 ji6 cin1 man1.)
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"It costs two thousand dollars."
(SLOW)
售價係二千蚊。
18.
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八千
(baat3 cin1)
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"eight thousand"
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八千
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八千
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eight thousand
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八千人住喺嗰條村。
(baat3 cin1 jan4 zyu6 hai2 go2 tiu4 cyun1.)
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"Eight thousand people live in that village."
(SLOW)
八千人住喺嗰條村。
19.
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一萬
(jat1 maan6)
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"ten thousand"
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一萬
(SLOW)
一萬
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ten thousand
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我有一萬樣嘢要做。
(ngo5 jau5 jat1 maan6 joeng6 je5 jiu3 zou6.)
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"I have ten thousand things to do."
(SLOW)
我有一萬樣嘢要做。
20.
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四千
(sei3 cin1)
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"four thousand"
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四千
(SLOW)
四千
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four thousand
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體育館有四千平方米。
(tai2 juk6 gun2 jau5 sei3 cin1 ping4 fong1 mai5.)
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"The stadium is four thousand square meters."
(SLOW)
體育館有四千平方米。
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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