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How to say exam and test in Cantonese?

Although many public exams in the world has been cancelled this year due to the outbreak of virus, students in Hong Kong still need to take their public exam.

In this lesson, you will learn how to say exam and test in Cantonese.

Exam in Cantonese: 考試 [haau2 si5]

Exam in Cantonese is 考試 [haau2 si5].

Instead of being a noun and works as an object of a sentence, this word can also be a verb and works as the predicate and the object of a sentence, which 考 [haau2] be the predicate and 試 [si5] be the verb.

nei5 gei2 si4 haau2 si3 aa3?

你幾時考試啊?

When will you have your examination.

gam1 jat6 haau2 si3 haau2 sing4 dim2 aa3?

今日考試考成點啊?

How was your exam today?

seoi1 jin4 hoeng1 gong2 di1 hok6 haau6 ji5 ging1 ting4 saai3 fo3,daan6 di1 hok6 saang1 dou1 jiu3 ziu3 haau2 DSE。

雖然香港啲學校已經停晒課,但啲學生都要照考DSE。

Although all schools in Hong Kong have already suspended, students still need to take DSE.

Test in Cantonese: 測驗 [caak1 jim6]

Test in Cantonese is 測驗 [caak1 jim6]. Being similar with 考試 [haau2 si5], this word can be used as a verb as well.

nei5 gei2 si4 caak1 jim6 aa3?

你幾時測驗啊?

When will you have your test.

gam1 jat6 cak1 jim6 cak1 sing4 dim2 aa3?

今日測驗測成點啊?

How was your test today?

ngo5 ting1 jat6 jau5 saam1 go3 cak1 jim6 aa3。

我聽日有三個測驗啊。

I have three tests tomorrow.

FAQs

How to say exam in Cantonese?

Exam in Cantonese is 考試 [haau2 si5]. This word can be used both as a noun and a verb.

How to say test in Cantonese?

Test in Cantonese is 測驗 [caak1 jim6]. Being similar with 考試 [haau2 si5], this word can be used both as a noun and a verb.

Reference

  1. 粵典。「考試」。
  2. 粵典。「測驗」。

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