Vocabulary

Learn New Words FAST with this Lesson’s Vocab Review List

Get this lesson’s key vocab, their translations and pronunciations. Sign up for your Free Lifetime Account Now and get 7 Days of Premium Access including this feature.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Notes

Unlock In-Depth Explanations & Exclusive Takeaways with Printable Lesson Notes

Unlock Lesson Notes and Transcripts for every single lesson. Sign Up for a Free Lifetime Account and Get 7 Days of Premium Access.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Transcript

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…
(NORMAL SPEED)
可以
(ho2 ji5)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"can"
(NORMAL SPEED)
可以
(SLOW)
可以
(NORMAL SPEED)
can
(NORMAL SPEED)
我可以食辣。
(ngo5 ho2 ji5 sik6 laat6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I can eat spicy food."
(SLOW)
我可以食辣。
(NORMAL SPEED)
(ling4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"zero"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
zero
(NORMAL SPEED)
零點五度
(ling4 dim2 ng5 dou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"zero-point-five degrees"
(SLOW)
零點五度
(NORMAL SPEED)
(jat1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"one"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
one
(NORMAL SPEED)
一個人。
(jat1 go3 jan4.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"One person."
(SLOW)
一個人。
(NORMAL SPEED)
(ji6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"two"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
two
(NORMAL SPEED)
二號
(ji6 hou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"number two"
(SLOW)
二號
(NORMAL SPEED)
(saam1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"three"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
three
(NORMAL SPEED)
三度
(saam1 dou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"three degrees"
(SLOW)
三度
(NORMAL SPEED)
(sei3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"four"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
four
(NORMAL SPEED)
四角
(sei3 gok3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"four corners"
(SLOW)
四角
(NORMAL SPEED)
(ng5)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"five"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
five
(NORMAL SPEED)
五度
(ng5 dou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"five degrees"
(SLOW)
五度
(NORMAL SPEED)
(luk6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"six"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
six
(NORMAL SPEED)
六吋
(luk6 cyun3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"six inches"
(SLOW)
六吋
(NORMAL SPEED)
(cat1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"seven"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
seven
(NORMAL SPEED)
七號
(cat1 hou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"number seven"
(SLOW)
七號
(NORMAL SPEED)
(baat3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"eight"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
eight
(NORMAL SPEED)
八次
(baat3 ci3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"eight times"
(SLOW)
八次
(NORMAL SPEED)
(gau2)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"nine"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
nine
(NORMAL SPEED)
九號
(gau2 hou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"number nine"
(SLOW)
九號
(NORMAL SPEED)
(sap6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"ten"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
ten
(NORMAL SPEED)
十度
(sap6 dou6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"ten degrees"
(SLOW)
十度
(NORMAL SPEED)
售貨員
(sau6 fo3 jyun4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"salesman"
(NORMAL SPEED)
售貨員
(SLOW)
售貨員
(NORMAL SPEED)
salesman
(NORMAL SPEED)
汽車推銷員
(hei3 ce1 teoi1 siu1 jyun4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"car salesman"
(SLOW)
汽車推銷員
(NORMAL SPEED)
經理
(ging1 lei5)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"manager"
(NORMAL SPEED)
經理
(SLOW)
經理
(NORMAL SPEED)
manager
(NORMAL SPEED)
部門經理
(bou6 mun4 ging1 lei5)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"department manager"
(SLOW)
部門經理
(NORMAL SPEED)
廚師
(cyu4 si1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"cook"
(NORMAL SPEED)
廚師
(SLOW)
廚師
(NORMAL SPEED)
cook
(NORMAL SPEED)
佢係四星級酒店嘅廚師。
(keoi5 hai6 sei3 sing1 kap1 zau2 dim3 ge3 cyu4 si1.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"She is a cook at a four-star hotel."
(SLOW)
佢係四星級酒店嘅廚師。
(NORMAL SPEED)
工程師
(gung1 cing4 si1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"engineer"
(NORMAL SPEED)
工程師
(SLOW)
工程師
(NORMAL SPEED)
engineer
(NORMAL SPEED)
土木工程師
(tou2 muk6 gung1 cing4 si1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"civil engineer"
(SLOW)
土木工程師
(NORMAL SPEED)
程式設計師
(cing4 sik1 cit3 gai3 si1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"programmer"
(NORMAL SPEED)
程式設計師
(SLOW)
程式設計師
(NORMAL SPEED)
programmer
(NORMAL SPEED)
電腦程式設計師
(din6 nou5 cing4 sik1 cit3 gai3 si1)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"computer programmer"
(SLOW)
電腦程式設計師
(NORMAL SPEED)
護士
(wu6 si6)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"nurse"
(NORMAL SPEED)
護士
(SLOW)
護士
(NORMAL SPEED)
nurse
(NORMAL SPEED)
個女人係護士。
(go3 neoi5 jan2 hai6 wu6 si6.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The woman is a nurse."
(SLOW)
個女人係護士。
(NORMAL SPEED)
身體
(san1 tai2)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"body"
(NORMAL SPEED)
身體
(SLOW)
身體
(NORMAL SPEED)
body
(NORMAL SPEED)
身體結構
(san1 tai2 git3 kau3)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"body structure"
(SLOW)
身體結構
(NORMAL SPEED)
(tau4)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"head"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
head
(NORMAL SPEED)
頭同頸
(tau4 tung4 geng2)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"head and neck"
(SLOW)
頭同頸
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
再見。(zoi3 gin3.)

3 Comments

Hide
Please to leave a comment.
😄 😞 😳 😁 😒 😎 😠 😆 😅 😜 😉 😭 😇 😴 😮 😈 ❤️️ 👍

CantoneseClass101.com Verified
Tuesday at 06:30 PM
Pinned Comment
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

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.

CantoneseClass101.com Verified
Saturday at 06:00 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Hello robert groulx,


You are very welcome. 😇

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Good luck with your language studies.


Kind regards,

利凡特

Team CantoneseClass101.com

robert groulx
Friday at 10:25 PM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

thanks for the lesson


my favorite word is 護士


robert