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How For Permission to Marry His Daughter in Cantonese

This is a request from a CantonesePod.com and ChineseBay.com visitor.

The two sentences are:

I       love         and         respect         your daughter very much.
ngo5hou2ngoi3     tung4maai4     hou2zyun1ging3 nei5ge3 neoi5
  好爱        同埋        好尊敬        你嘅女。

I      humbly             request your permission to         marry her.
ngo5    him1bei1gam2    cing2kau4 nei5 wan5heoi2    ngo5 tung4keoi5 git3fan1
        谦卑咁          请求        你允许                        同佢结婚。

How to Say “Happy Father’s Day” in Cantonese?

父親節快樂!(Traditional Chinese)
父亲节快乐! (Simplified Chinese)
fu6can1zit3 faai3lok3 (JyutPing)
father’s day happy

You may also download the better sound mp3 for “Happy Father’s Day” in Cantonese below:

Learning Cantonese TV Show:3

譜出幸福園 (HD 粵語) From Macao to Australia

Cantonese Learning TV Show:2

As we said in previous post, TV shows are a great way to learn a language and this applies to Cantonese learners.
This advanced Cantonese learning TV series come with Traditional Chinese caption

活在以色列 (HD 粵語)

Living in Israel
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Cantonese Learning TV Show:1

TV Shows are a great learning resource for Cantonese students.
Here’s a great example:

沙漠之城 (HD 粵語)

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Vivek Mahbubani, Indian Speaking Cantonese

A great Indian speaking Cantonese

A funniest person. I just love him!

Corrina Speaks Cantonese

Corinna Chamberlain (陳明恩), a a Hong Kong born white girl,daughter of Australian mother and New Zealand father , has become more than a 50% Hong Kong Native.
Sing and speak like a Hong Kong native:

The beauty of Corrinna:

She can do it, you can speak Cantonese well too.

More about her? Cantonese White Girl Corina (in Wiki)

Learn Cantonese with Fun (1)

Learning Cantonese can be lots of fun and romance.

When I saw this video on Youtube, I can’t help thinking of putting it here to share with you and teach you how to propose to a girl like Jacky Cheung,

At 0:26, he said, “求求你“ means “I’m begging you.” Now you know to beg/ask/request someone to marry you in Cantonese.
At 0:29, he said, “请姑娘你听埋佢我呢句” = Please, young girl, you listen to me to finish this sentence (Please let me finish my sentence.)
Note that the subtitle in the video is Mandarin translation, not Cantonese. That’s why there’s difference.
At 0:50 “字其实只得三个” = the words are only three characters
1:00 我爱你 = I love you! Note: = nei2, but it is used for female.

Enjoy

Ho Kwok Wing – Speaking Cantonese – 河國榮


Scripts:
我系河国荣. 我系一个澳洲鬼佬.
ngo5 hai6 ho4 gwok3 wing3. ngo5 hai6 jat1 go3 ou3 zau1 gwai2 lou2.
ngo5 = I/me; hai6 = am/is/are/to be; ho4 = riversurname here)
gwok3 = country; wing3 = glory; jat1 go3 = one (person);
ou3 zau1 = Australia;
gwai2 lou2 = a humorous way to call “foreigner(s)”, it does not really mean literately “ghost men”. Even those pretty Cantonese ladies who married “gwai2 lou2″, they say “ngo5 lou2 gung1 hai6 gwai2 lou2 我老公系鬼佬 (my husband is a (white)foreigner. ) And their husbands willingly call themselves “ngo5 hai6 gwai2 lou2 我系鬼佬”. That’s why Ho Kwo Wing called himself “gwai2 ou2″ here.

gwai2 can also be used as an adverb: e.g. gwai2 gam2 lek1(鬼咁叻) means very very smart.
So gwai2 also means genius/spirit (精灵), not “devil” or “ghost”
He said I’m a foreigner from Australia.

In our Cantonese dictionary, “gwai2 lou2″ is a good word while “Chinaman” is a bad word.

Yes, Kwo Wing, we all love you, (gwai2 lou2)!

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