Let's talk about the 2nd way to say "sorry":
2. m4 hou2 ji3 si3
唔 好 意 思
not good meaning
intension) = feeling embarrassed
Let's try your listening in this Youtube video
Pay attention from 0:43 of this 10 min video.
How to say "sorry" in Cantonese(1)
There are two ways to say "Sorry" in Cantonese, at least:
1. deoi3 m4 zyu6
= Sorry (deoi3 = face, m4 = not, zyu6 = hold/up ... I cannot face you or hold my head up to you... because I feel sorry..)
2. We will talk about the 2nd way
in our next post. (《== click here )
How to say "I like it" (before you really fall in love with it 🙂 ?
ngo5 = I, me
zung1 = center, central, in the middle of
ji3 = thought, idea
ngo5 zong1 ji3 = I like it (you) [ 0:01 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now
ngo5 zung1 ji3 = I like (it/you/him ...)
So many people asked for this, so I have to post this first.
我ngo5 = I
爱ngoi3 = love
你nei5 = you
ngo5 ngoi3 nei5 = I love you.
How do you say "you love me"?
Just reverse the words: 你爱我nei5 ngoi3 ngo5 (Isn't Cantonese simpler than English? You bet!)
Note: Young native speakers nowadays tend to use "lei5 (
懶音 lazy sound)" for " 你nei5 (you)". For beginners, we'd better use "n" instead of "l". Meanwhile, understanding that many people use "lazy sounds" is helpful.
You may refer to
for more info about 懶音 lazy sound.
2-min Cantonese Lesson One: Food (1) [ 1:56 | 0.44 MB ] Play Now
In this lesson, we'll learn about food, which is considered "heaven" by us human being.
(Updated 6/28/2008: weekly new Cantonese Lesson update will be available from July, 2008)
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2-min Mandarin Lesson One: Food (1) [ 1:42 | 0.39 MB ] Play Now
This is Lesson One of our mini series: "2-minute Mandarin Lessons"
man6tai3 = question/problem
man6 = ask, ask about
tai3 = title
[audio: MAN6.mp3,TAI4.mp3|loop=yes ]Question/problem: man6tai4
问题 (auto repeat)
So mou5 man6tai4
冇问题 = “no problem.”[audio: MOU5.mp3,MAN6.mp3,TAI4.mp3|loop=yes ]
（Credit: some mp3 files are offered by mdbg.net )