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Beautiful in Cantonese

There are at least two ways to say “beautiful” in Cantonese: 靚 ( colloquial;  means good-looking  as in 靓相 pretty photos; high quality or high class as in 靓车 – good cars such as Lamborghini  or Porsche )  美麗 (美丽)  (beautiful, not just pretty; formal;  sometimes shortened to  just 美.   so 美国 can mean beautiful country) 好好睇 …

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Happy Father’s Day

I know that we already have a post on Father’s Day:  http://cantonesePod.com/fathersday Happy Father’s Day in Cantonese (new mp3 ) You may also learn how to say it with Jyutping at http://go99.us/py/父亲节快乐 Learn How to Say “Have A Nice Weekend” in Japanese as well as Mandarin and Japanese

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 我  好爱        同埋        好尊敬        你嘅女。 I      humbly             request your permission to        …

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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:

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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Happy Mother’s Day in Cantonese with sound

Happy Mother’s Day in Cantonese Here’s quick and short lesson: 母亲节快乐!

Detailed definition Want to know how to say “Happy Mother’s Day” in Mandarin Chinese? Click Here.

How to say:days of the week in Cantonese?

It should be easier to remember the names for the days of the week in Cantonese if you’ve already know how to count from 1 to 7:

sing1kei4yat1 星期一 星期二 星期三 星期四 星期五 星期六 星期日 sing1 = star/planet kei4 = period jat1 = one Another way to say the days of the week is …

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