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How to say mask in Cantonese

How to say mask in Cantonese?

Although wearing a mask won’t grant you immunity against Wu Han Coronavirus, it can definitely reduce your risk from being infected.

If you want to buy masks in Hong Kong, do you know what are they called in Cantonese?

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

Mask in Cantonese: 口罩 [hau2 zaau3]

Mask in Cantonese is 口罩 [hau2 zaau3].

If you want to be more specific and refer to surgical mask, you can say 外科口罩 [ngoi6 fo1 hau2 zaau3].

daai3 hau2 zaau3 ho2 ji5 jyu6 fong4 mou5 hon3 fai3 jim4。

帶口罩可以預防武漢肺炎。

You can prevent Wu Han Coronavirus by wearing mask.

jat1 hap6 hau2 zaau3 gei2 cin2 aa3?

一盒口罩幾錢啊?

How much is a box of masks?

ni1 go3 hau2 zaau3 hai2 bin1 dou6 zou6 gaa3?

呢個口罩喺邊度做㗎?

Where is this mask made?

daai3 hau2 zaau3 ho2 ji5 gaam2 dai1 nei5 bei2 jan4 cyun4 jim5 ge3 fung1 him2。

帶口罩可以減低你畀人傳染嘅風險。

Wearing masks can reduce your risk from being infected.

Mask in Cantonese: 面具 [min6 geoi6]

If you are referring to masks not used for medical purposes, these masks are called 面具 [min6 geoi6] in Cantonese.

ngo5 soeng2 maai5 go3 siu2 cau2 min6 geoi6 bei2 ngo5 go3 zai2。

我想買個小丑面具畀我個仔。

I want to buy a clown mask for my son.

FAQs

How to say mask in Cantonese?

Mask in Cantonese is 口罩 [hau2 zaau3], and you can say 外科口罩 [ngoi6 fo1 hau2 zaau3] to specifically refer to surgical masks.

If you are referring to masks not used for medical purposes, they are called 面具 [min6 geoi6] in Cantonese.

Reference

  1. 粵典。「口罩」。
  2. 粵典。「面具」。

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