Basic Cantonese

Happy Father’s Day

I know that we already have a post on Father’s Day: Happy Father’s Day in Cantonese (new mp3 ) You may also learn how to say it with Jyutping at父亲节快乐 Learn How to Say “Have A Nice Weekend” in Japanese as well as Mandarin and Japanese

Cantonese For Missionaries: Lesson One

With the help of’s Cantonese Pronunciation Dictionary, we can start some easy lessons for missionary. Lesson One: 1. 神是愛 (God is love). 2. 耶穌是我哋嘅救主 (Jesus is our savior). 3. 我愛耶穌 ( I love Jesus). 4. 我愛耶和華 (I love Jehovah). 5. 神愛世人 (God loves the world). For pronunciation, you may click the above Chinese to …

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Colloquial Cantonese(1)

Our colloquial Cantonese lesson series. 好似雞同鴨講。hou2 ci5 gai1 tung4 ngaap3 gong2 It’s like chicken talking to duck, who can’t understand each other at all. 雞 gai1 = chicken(s) é´¨ ngaap3 = duck(s) 講 gong2 = talk, speak 好似 hou2 ci5 = similar to, like Until our next lesson Colloquial Cantonese(2)

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:

I love you so much in Cantonese

Today we are going to learn how to use “hou5” which means “very much” in Cantonese. I know. Some already learned to use “hou5” as “very”. e.g. hou5 leng3 好靚 very pretty. We can also use “hou5” to mean “very much” together with “love” or “hate” 简体 我 好 爱 ä½  繁體 我 好 æ„› …

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How to say: Will You Marry Me in Cantonese (2)

Another verb that means “marry” in Cantonese is 娶。 It really means “(a man) marry (a woman)”. So for a girl to ask a man “Will you marry me?”, she should say nei5 jyun6 ji3 ceoi2 ngo5 maa3 “你願意娶我嗎?” (colloquial) or nei5 jyun6 m4 jyun6ji3 tung4 ngo5 git3fan1 aa3 “你愿唔願意同我結婚啊。”(Are you willing to marry me? …

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Learn Basic Cantonese(3)

Happy Friday! Glad to see you hear again. URL for this Learn Basic Cantonese(3) Today, we are going to learn how to say wishes in Cantonese. 11. 祝你路旅愉快! = Have a nice trip 12.祝你周末愉快! = Wish you a happy weekend / Have a nice weekend 13.祝你生日快乐! = Wish you a happy birthday 14.祝你有个愉快嘅礼拜五晚上! = …

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Learn Basic Cantonese:(2)

Basic Cantonese:(2) This lesson may fit into Business Cantonese as well. If you are reading this using RSS reader, you may need to come to for the mp3 sound recording for better study. 6.王先生(王生),早晨! Morning, Mr. Wong(Wang) 7.李太,早晨! Morning, Mrs. Li (Lee). 8.呢位系(係)我嘅经理,谭生。This is my manager Mr. Tan (Tam). 9.谭经理,欢迎你!Welcome, Manager Tam! 10.李太,多谢你的邀请。Mrs. Lee,thank …

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Learn Basic Cantonese:(1)

Today, we begin a new short series so that we hope that we can have update more than twice a week. Every time, we just learn 5 short sentences. Learn Basic Cantonese:(1) 1. 你好! ( Hello!) 2.我叫保罗。 ( I’m Paul ) 3.我姓陈。 (My last name is Chen ) 4.陈小姐,你好! (Hello, Miss Chen. ) 5.保罗先生,你好!(Hello, Paul! …

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