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How to say holiday and day off in Cantonese?

How to say holiday and day-off in Cantonese?

Many people are forced to take no-pay leave right now. Do you know how to describe that in Cantonese?

In this lesson, you will learn how to say holiday and day-off in Cantonese.

Holiday and day-off in Cantonese: 假期 [gaa3 kei4]

假期 [gaa3 kei4] means both holiday and day-off in Cantonese.

放假 [fong3 gaa3] is a verb that means taking a holiday or day-off in Cantonese.

nei5 gei2 si4 fong3 gaa3 aa3?

你幾時放假啊?

When will you have your day-off?

wai6 zo2 gaam2 dai1 hoi1 zi1,hou2 do1 gung1 si1 ji1 gaa1 dou1 wui5 giu3 di1 jyun4 gung1 fong3 mou5 san1 gaa3 kei4。

為咗減低開支,好多公司依家都會叫啲員工放冇薪假期。

In order to reduce expenditure, many companies would ask its employees to take no-pay leave.

jan1 wai6 gam1 jat6 hai6 gaa3 kei4,hou2 do1 jan4 ceot1 zo2 heoi3 haang4 saan1。

因為今日係假期,好多人出咗去行山。

Since today is holiday, many people go out for hiking.

FAQs

How to say holiday and day-off in Cantonese?

假期 [gaa3 kei4] means both holiday and day-off in Cantonese.

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That’s it for this lesson on how to say holiday and day-off in Cantonese!

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