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How to say police in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say police in Cantonese with neutral connotation?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say police in Cantonese. Police in Cantonese: 警察 [ging2 caat3] Noun(名詞) 警察 [ging2 caat3] means police in Cantonese. cyun4 hoeng1 gong2 jau5 saam1 maan6 go3 ging2 caat3。 全香港有三萬個警察。 There are 30,000 police officers in Hong…

How to say friend and best friend in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say friend in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say friend and best friend in Cantonese. Friend in Cantonese: 朋友 [pang4 jau5] Noun(名詞) 朋友 [pang4 jau5] means friend in Cantonese. bin1 go3 hai6 nei5 pang4 jau5 aa3? 邊個係你朋友啊? Who is your friend? Type of sentence structure Predicate-object…

How to say ugly in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say ugly in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say ugly in Cantonese and the difference between Adjective(形容詞) 樣衰 [joeng2 seoi1], 醜 [cau2], 醜樣 [cau2 joeng2] and 醜怪 [cau2 gwaai3]. Ugly in Cantonese: 樣衰 [joeng2 seoi1] Adjective 樣衰 [joeng2 seoi1] means ugly in Cantonese.  樣 [joeng2] here…

How to say boyfriend and girlfriend in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say boyfriend and girlfriend in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say boyfriend and girlfriend in Cantonese. Boyfriend in Cantonese: 男朋友 [naam4 pang4 jau5] 男朋友 [naam4 pang4 jau5] means boyfriend in Cantonese.  男 [naam4] means male and 朋友 [pang4 jau5] means friend in Cantonese. nei5 naam4 pang4…

How to say beautiful and pretty in Cantonese?
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How to say beautiful and pretty in Cantonese?

Hong Kong girls, 港女 [gong2 neoi2], are really beautiful!  Do you know how to say beautiful and pretty in Cantonese to flatter them?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say beautiful and pretty in Cantonese. Beautiful and pretty in Cantonese: 靚 [leng3] Adjective(形容詞) 靚 [leng3] means both beautiful and pretty in Cantonese.  It…

How to say cry in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say cry in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say cry in Cantonese. Cry in Cantonese: 喊 [haam3] Verb(動詞) 喊 [haam3] means cry in Cantonese. m4 hou2 haam3 laa1。 唔好喊啦。 Stop crying. Type of sentence structure Predicate-object Functions in sentence Subject Adverbial Predicate Object Particle Part of…

How to say hungry in Cantonese?
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How to say hungry in Cantonese?

It is tea time again!  Do you feel hungry?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say hungry in Cantonese. Hungry in Cantonese: 肚餓 [tou5 ngo6] Adjective(形容詞) 肚餓 [tou5 ngo6] means hungry in Cantonese. ngo5 hou2 tou5 ngo6 aa3! 我好肚餓啊! I am very hungry! Types of sentence structure Subject-predicate Functions in sentence Subject Adverbial…

How to say good morning, good afternoon, good evening and good night in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say good morning, good afternoon, good evening and good night in Cantonese?  Learn these basic Cantonese phrases and start greeting in Cantonese. Good morning in Cantonese: 早晨 [zou2 san4] Good morning in Cantonese is 早晨 [zou2 san4]. zou2 san4。 早晨。 Good morning。 Type of sentence structure Subject-predicate Functions in sentence…

How to say cold in Cantonese?
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How to say cold in Cantonese?

Have you ever watched movies in cinema in Hong Kong before?  Cinemas in Hong Kong are always freezing due to the high power air conditioning.  Do you know how to express how cold you feel and ask the staff to turn down the air conditioning?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say cold…

How to say breakfast, lunch and dinner in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say breakfast, lunch and dinner in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say breakfast, lunch and dinner in Cantonese. Breakfast in Cantonese: 早餐 [zou2 caan1] 早餐 [zou2 caan1] means breakfast in Cantonese.  餐 [caan1] here means meal in Cantonese. nei5 sik6 zo2 zou2 caan1 mei6 aa3? 你食咗早餐未啊?…

How to say sad in Cantonese?
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How to say sad in Cantonese?

There is always ups and downs in our life.  Do you know how to express your sadness with your friends in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say sad in Cantonese. Sad in Cantonese: 傷心 [soeng1 sam1] There are two adjective(形容詞)you can use to express sad in Cantonese.  For the first one,…

How to say want in Cantonese?
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How to say want in Cantonese?

Have you ever been to a restaurant where waiters there do not speak English at all?  Can you ask for what you want in Cantonese in such scenario?  In this lesson, you will learn how to say want in Cantonese. Want in Cantonese: 想 [soeng2] Auxiliary verb(助動詞) 想 [soeng2] means want in Cantonese. ngo5 soeng2…

How to say angry in Cantonese?

Have you ever experienced injustice in your life?  On the night of 11 August 2019, police force in Hong Kong has imposed incredibly excessive and inhumane forces against protestors and citizens.  They have fired tear gases inside the subway stations, spraying pepper ball against protestors within 1m in the manner of mass execution and deliberately…

How to say crazy in Cantonese?
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How to say crazy in Cantonese?

Hong Kong is becoming absurd and ludicrous.  Can you find the right word to describe this situation?  In this lesson, we will teach you how to say crazy in Cantonese. Crazy in Cantonese: 黐線 [ci1 sin3] There are two words that can be translated into crazy in Cantonese.  For the first one, you can use…

How to say pain in Cantonese?
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How to say pain in Cantonese?

In this lesson, the word for expressing pain in Cantonese will be introduced.  It is inevitable that we get sick from time to time.  Do you know how to tell your doctor where you feel pain in Cantonese? Pain in Cantonese: 痛 [tung3] Adjective 痛 [tung3] can be used to express pain in Cantonese. ngo5…

How to say hello in Cantonese?
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How to say hello in Cantonese?

Do you know how to say "Hello" in Cantonese?  In this lesson, you will learn three basic phrases for saying "Hello" in Cantonese, both formally and informally. Say hello in Cantonese formally: 你好 [nei5 hou2] "Hello" in Cantonese is 你好 [nei5 hou2].  你好 [nei5 hou2] can be used in both formal and informal setting. nei5…

How to ask how much in Cantonese?
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How to ask how much in Cantonese?

Have you ever been to wet market in Hong Kong?  Do you know how to ask how much in Cantonese?  You can use 幾錢 [gei2 cin2] as an interrogative pronoun to form such question.  幾 [gei2] is a specifying determinative(特指性代詞)and it is used to modify 錢 [cin2] here according to subordination(偏正式). Asking how much in…

How to say how are you in Cantonese?
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How to say how are you in Cantonese?

Apart from the basic greeting 你好 [nei5 hou2], do you know other greetings in Cantonese?  Do you know how to say "how are you" in Cantonese?  In this lesson, basic expressions for saying "How are you" will be introduced. How are you in Cantonese: 點 [dim2]/ 點樣 [dim2 joeng2] Pro-adjective(代形容詞)點 [dim2]/ 點樣 [dim2 joeng2] can…

How to politely ask a question in Cantonese?
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How to politely ask a question in Cantonese?

Every book, website or Cantonese class will teach you how to form a question in Cantonese, but do you know how to politely ask a question in Cantonese?  Do you know how to make your question sounds softer?  In this lesson, basic expressions for asking a question politely in Cantonese will be introduced. Politely ask…

How to say hot in Cantonese?
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How to say hot in Cantonese?

During summer, Hong Kong is very hot and humid.  Do you know how to say hot in Cantonese?  In this lesson, basic adjectives for describing hotness will be introduced. Hot in Cantonese: 熱 [jit6] You can use adjective(形容詞)熱 [jit6] to express the weather, a person or an object as hot in Cantonese. hou2 jit6 aa3…

How to say I don’t understand in Cantonese?
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How to say I don’t understand in Cantonese?

It is inevitable that you will come across some words or sentences that you don't understand in a Cantonese conversation.  Do you know how to say I don't understand in Cantonese?  In this lesson, basic verbs and expressions showing you don't understand something will be introduced. You can use verb(動詞)知 [zi1], 明 [ming4] and clause(分句)聽唔明…

How to say sleepy in Cantonese?
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How to say sleepy in Cantonese?

In this lesson, adjective for describing someone as sleepy will be introduced.  Do you know how to say sleepy in Cantonese? Sleepy in Cantonese: 眼瞓 [ngaan5 fan3] You can use adjective(形容詞)眼瞓 [ngaan5 fan3] to say sleepy in Cantonese. ngo5 hou2 ngaan5 fan3 aa3 我好眼瞓啊。 I am very sleepy. Type of sentence structure Subject-predicative Functions in…

How to say I am tired in Cantonese?
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How to say I am tired in Cantonese?

Working in Hong Kong is not easy and working overtime is almost inevitable.  Tell your senior that you are very tired and you want to go home!  Do you know how to say tired in Cantonese?  In this lesson, adjectives that express tired in Cantonese will be introduced. Tired in Cantonese: 攰 [gui6] You can…

How to say I love you in Cantonese?
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How to say I love you in Cantonese?

Do you have a crush on someone in Hong Kong?  If you have a partner already, do you know how to express your love to him or her in Cantonese?  Do you know how to say I love you in Cantonese?  In this lesson, basic words and expressions for showing your love and your liking…

How to say sorry in Cantonese?
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How to say sorry in Cantonese?

No matter how can careful you are, mistakes will be made at some point in time.  Do you know how to apologize and say sorry in Cantonese?  In this lesson, two basic expressions for saying sorry in Cantonese will be introduced.  Both expressions 對唔住 [deoi3 m4 zyu6] and 唔好意思 [m4 hou2 ji3 si1] can be…

How to say thank you in Cantonese?
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How to say thank you in Cantonese?

Are you confused with how to say thank you in Cantonese?  As both verb(動詞)唔該 [m4 goi1] and 多謝 [do1 ze6] mean “thank you”, do you know when to use 唔該 [m4 goi1] and when to use 多謝 [do1 ze6]?  In this lesson, two basic ways for saying thank you in Cantonese will be introduced. Thank…

How to say unpalatable in Cantonese?
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How to say unpalatable in Cantonese?

Although there are many great foods in Hong Kong, have you ever tried some unsavory food that taste bad?  Do you know how to describe them and share it with your friends, and probably, complain about it with waiters in Cantonese?  In this lesson, unpalatable in Cantonese will be introduced. Unpalatable in Cantonese: Negating 好食…

How to say delicious in Cantonese?
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How to say delicious in Cantonese?

Being called as “the paradise of cuisine” 美食天堂[mei5 sik6 tin1 tong4], there are so many delicious food of different culture available in Hong Kong.  Do you know how to say delicious in Cantonese?  In this lesson, serval basic adjectives(形容詞)for describe foods and drinks you like will be introduced. Delicious in Cantonese for food: 好食 [hou2…

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