Survival Cantonese podcast : How to ask ‘Where is…?’ in Cantonese?

Survival Cantonese podcast : How to ask ‘Where is…?’ in Cantonese?

Introduction

This podcast series is designed to help beginners or intermediates learn useful Cantonese expressions for situations they may encounter in their daily live.  Unlike other Cantonese podcasts, this podcast series is conducted mainly in Cantonese with minimal aid of English, and the transcript of this podcast is provided on our website for your reference, helping you learn effectively.

咦?你盪失路呀?Do you know how to ask for direction in Cantonese?  Do you know how to ask for a place in Cantonese?  In this podcast, we will teach you a very useful sentence for asking for direction.

Transcript with Jyutping

Hello,daai6 gaa1 hou2!fun1 jing4 sau1 teng1 How to study Cantonese ge3 podcast!

Hello,大家好!歡迎收聽How to study Cantonese嘅podcast!

 

m4 zi1 daai6 gaa1 hai6 m4 hai6 lou6 ci1 ne1?

唔知大家係唔係路癡呢?

 

heoi3 dou3 m4 suk6 sik1 ge3 dei6 fong1,wui5 m4 wui5 sing4 jat6 dong6 sat1 lou6 ne1?

去到唔熟悉嘅地方,會唔會成日盪失路呢?

 

jyu4 gwo2 zan1 hai6 wan2 m4 dou2 nei5 soeng2 heoi3 ge3 dei6 fong1,nei5 jau6 wui5 dim2 zou6 ne1?

如果真係搵唔到你想去嘅地方,你又會點做呢?

 

gam1 jat6 ngo5 zau6 jiu3 gaau3 haa5 daai6 gaa1 dim2 joeng2 jung6 gwong2 dung1 waa2 lai4 man6 lou6 laak3。

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今日我就要教吓大家點樣用廣東話嚟問路嘞。

 

dong1 nei5 soeng2 man6 lou6 ge3 si4 hau6,nei5 ho2 ji5 waa6:

當你想問路嘅時候,你可以話:

 

m4 goi1,ngo5 soeng2 man6 haa5_______ hai2 bin1 dou6 aa3?

唔該,我想問吓_______喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is ______ ?

Type of sentence structurePredicative-object
Functions in sentenceSubjectPredicateObjectParticle
Part of speechNounAuxiliary verbClauseParticle
Words in sentence問吓_______喺邊度

 

Object of that sentence

Type of sentence structurePredicative-object
Functions in sentenceSubjectPredicatePredicative suffixObject
Part of speech/VerbPredicative suffixSentence
Words in sentence/_______喺邊度

 

Object of that sentence

Type of sentence structurePredicative-object
Functions in sentenceSubjectPredicateObject
Part of speechNounVerbNoun
Words in sentence_______邊度

Related grammar lessons:

U1L6 Auxiliary verb(助動詞)

U1L8 Using a complete sentence as the object

U2L1 Verb 喺[hai2]/ 响[hoeng2]

U4L6 Particle 吓[haa5]

U8L1 Specified Interrogative sentence(特指問句)

U8L5 Particle 啊[aa3] in interrogative sentence

 

jyu4 gwo2 nei5 soeng2 wan2 sai2 sau2 gaan1,nei5 ho2 ji5 waa6:

如果你想搵洗手間,你可以話:

 

m4 goi1,ngo5 soeng2 man6 haa5 sai2 sau2 gaan1 hai2 bin1 dou6 aa3?

唔該,我想問吓洗手間喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is the restroom?

 

jyu4 gwo2 nei5 soeng2 wan2 baa1 si2 zaam6,nei5 ho2 ji5 waa6:

如果你想搵巴士站,你可以話:

 

m4 goi1,ngo5 soeng2 man6 haa5 baa1 si2 zaam6 hai2 bin1 dou6 aa3?

唔該,我想問吓巴士站喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is the bus stop?

 

jyu4 gwo2 nei5 soeng2 wan2 nei5 fu6 gan6 ge3 dei6 tit3 zaam6,nei5 ho2 ji5 waa6:

如果你想搵你附近嘅地鐵站,你可以話:

 

m4 goi1,ngo5 soeng2 man6 haa5 ni1 dou6 fu6 gan6 ge3 dei6 tit3 zaam6 hai2 bin1 dou6 aa3?

唔該,我想問吓呢度附近嘅地鐵站喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is the MTR station in this area?

 

naa4,gei3 dak1 man6 jan4 dei6 je5 zi1 cin4,jat1 ding6 jiu3 gong2 m4 goi1 wo3,jyu4 gwo2 m4 hai6 zau6 mou5 lai5 maau6 gaa3 laa3!

嗱,記得問人哋嘢之前,一定要講唔該喎,如果唔係就冇禮貌㗎喇!

 

gam2 ngo5 dei6 ji1 gaa1 zik1 hak1 sat6 zin3 jat1 haa5,si3 haa5 jung6 tau4 sin1 hok6 ge3 geoi3 zi2 man6 lou6 laa1!

噉我哋依家即刻實戰一吓,試吓用頭先學嘅句子問路啦!

Example conversation

m4 goi1,ngo5 soeng2 man6 haa5 dei6 tit3 zaam6 hai2 bin1 dou6 aa3?

唔該,我想問吓地鐵站喺邊度啊?

 

nei5 hai2 ni1 dou6 hoeng3 cin4 haang4 daai6 joek3 saam1 fan1 zung1,hai2 sap6 zi6 lou6 hau2 zyun3 zo2,zau6 dou3 dei6 tit3 zaam6 gaa3 laa3。

你喺呢度向前行大約三分鐘,喺十字路口轉左,就到地鐵站㗎喇。

 

hou2,m4 goi1 saai3 nei5 aa3。

好,唔該晒你啊。

 

ngo5 dei6 zoi3 teng1 do1 jat1 ci3?

我哋再聽多一次?

 

m4 goi1,ngo5 soeng2 man6 haa5 dei6 tit3 zaam6 hai2 bin1 dou6 aa3?

唔該,我想問吓地鐵站喺邊度啊?

 

nei5 hai2 ni1 dou6 hoeng3 cin4 haang4 daai6 koi3 saam1 fan1 zung1,hai2 sap6 zi6 lou6 hau2 zyun3 zo2,zau6 dou3 dei6 tit3 zaam6 gaa3 laa3。

你喺呢度向前行大概三分鐘,喺十字路口轉左,就到地鐵站㗎喇。

 

hou2,m4 goi1 saai3 nei5 aa1。

好,唔該晒你啊。

 

gam1 jat6 hok6 zo2 ni1 geoi3 gam3 sat6 jung6 ge3 geoi3 zi2,ji5 hau6 dong6 sat1 lou6 ge3 si4 hau6,zau6 ho2 ji5 wan2 jan4 bong1 nei5 laa1!

今日學咗呢句咁實用嘅句子,以後盪失路嘅時候,就可以搵人幫你啦!

 

m4 zi1 nei5 teng1 jun4 zi1 hau6,zung6 jau5 mou5 je5 m4 ming4 baak6?

唔知你聽完之後,重有冇嘢唔明白?

 

jyu4 gwo2 jau5 ge3 waa2,ngo5 dei6 hou2 fun1 jing4 nei5 hai2 ngo5 dei6 ge3 mong5 zaam6 tai4 man6 gaa3。

如果有嘅話,我哋好歡迎你喺我哋嘅網站提問㗎。

 

hou2,gam1 jat6 ge3 si4 gaan3 caa1 m4 do1 laa3,ngo5 dei6 haa6 zaap6 zoi3 gin3 laa1!baai1 baai3

好,今日嘅時間差唔多喇,我哋下集再見啦!Baai1 Baai3!

 

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Transcript without Jyutping

Hello,大家好!歡迎收聽How to study Cantonese嘅podcast!

 

唔知大家係唔係路癡呢?

 

去到唔熟悉嘅地方,會唔會成日盪失路呢?

 

如果真係搵唔到你想去嘅地方,你又會點做呢?

 

今日我就要教吓大家點樣用廣東話嚟問路嘞。

 

當你想問路嘅時候,你可以話:

 

唔該,我想問吓_______喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is ______ ?

Type of sentence structurePredicative-object
Functions in sentenceSubjectPredicateObjectParticle
Part of speechNounAuxiliary verbClauseParticle
Words in sentence問吓_______喺邊度

 

Object of that sentence

Type of sentence structurePredicative-object
Functions in sentenceSubjectPredicatePredicative suffixObject
Part of speech/VerbPredicative suffixSentence
Words in sentence/_______喺邊度

 

Object of that sentence

Type of sentence structurePredicative-object
Functions in sentenceSubjectPredicateObject
Part of speechNounVerbNoun
Words in sentence_______邊度

Related grammar lessons:

U1L6 Auxiliary verb(助動詞)

U1L8 Using a complete sentence as the object

U2L1 Verb 喺[hai2]/ 响[hoeng2]

U4L6 Particle 吓[haa5]

U8L1 Specified Interrogative sentence(特指問句)

U8L5 Particle 啊[aa3] in interrogative sentence

 

如果你想搵洗手間,你可以話:

 

唔該,我想問吓洗手間喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is the restroom?

 

如果你想搵巴士站,你可以話:

 

唔該,我想問吓巴士站喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is the bus stop?

 

如果你想搵你附近嘅地鐵站,你可以話:

 

唔該,我想問吓呢度附近嘅地鐵站喺邊度啊?

Excuse me, where is the MTR station in this area?

 

嗱,記得問人哋嘢之前,一定要講唔該喎,如果唔係就冇禮貌㗎喇!

 

噉我哋依家即刻實戰一吓,試吓用頭先學嘅句子問路啦!

Example conversation

唔該,我想問吓地鐵站喺邊度啊?

 

你喺呢度向前行大約三分鐘,喺十字路口轉左,就到地鐵站㗎喇。

 

好,唔該晒你啊。

 

我哋再聽多一次?

 

唔該,我想問吓地鐵站喺邊度啊?

 

你喺呢度向前行大概三分鐘,喺十字路口轉左,就到地鐵站㗎喇。

 

好,唔該晒你啊。

 

今日學咗呢句咁實用嘅句子,以後盪失路嘅時候,就可以搵人幫你啦!

 

唔知你聽完之後,重有冇嘢唔明白?

 

如果有嘅話,我哋好歡迎你喺我哋嘅網站提問㗎。

 

好,今日嘅時間差唔多喇,我哋下集再見啦!Baai1 Baai3!

 

That’s it for this Cantonese vocabulary lesson!  If you appreciate our work, sign up now and give us a LikeCoin by clicking the LikeCoin button below 5 times.  It will empower us to create more useful contents for you in the future!

 

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