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how to say fever in Cantonese

How to say fever in Cantonese

If you are having a fever, do you know how to tell your doctor in Cantonese?

In this lesson, you will learn how to say fever in Cantonese.

Fever in Cantonese: 發燒 [faat3 siu1]

Fever in Cantonese is 發燒 [faat3 siu1]. 燒 [siu1] on its own is a verb, and it means burning.

ngo5 neoi5 pang4 jau5 ji1 gaa1 faat3 gan2 siu1 aa3

我女朋友依家發𡁵燒啊。

My girlfriend is having a fever right now.

nei5 gei2 si4 hoi1 ci2 faat3 siu1 gaa3?

你幾時開始發燒㗎?

Since When did you have a fever?

ngo5 ji5 ging1 faat3 zo2 saam1 jat6 siu1.

我已經發咗三日燒。

I have already had a fever for 3 days.

ngo5 go3 zai2 faat3 siu1 siu1 dou3 saam1 sap6 gau2 dou6.

我個仔發燒燒到三十九度。

My son has a fever of 39 degree celsius.

FAQs

How to say fever in Cantonese?

Fever in Cantonese is 發燒 [faat3 siu1]. 燒 [siu1] is a verb that can be used alone and it means burning.

Reference

  1. 粵典。「發燒」。

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