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  • How to say: Will You Marry Me in Cantonese ?2?

    Another verb that means “marry” in Cantonese is ?? 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 “???????” (colloquial) or nei5 jyun6 m4 jyun6ji3 tung4 ngo5 git3fan1 aa3 “???????????”(Are you willing to marry me?…

  • Happy Mother’s Day in Cantonese with sound

    Happy Mother’s Day in Cantonese Here’s quick and short lesson: ?????? [display_podcast] 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: [display_podcast] sing1kei4yat1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? sing1 = star/planet kei4 = period jat1 = one Another way to say the days of the week is…

  • How to say: will you marry me in Cantonese ?1?

    How can a man say “will you marry me?” in Cantonese? nei5 jyun6ji3 gaa3 bei2 ngo5 maa3 ???????? nei5 = you jyun6ji3 = be willing to gaa3 bei2 = marry to (a man) ngo5 = me/I/my So “ngo5 jyun6ji3 gaa3 bei2 nei5” = (the girl said:) I am willing to marry you. Some still asked…

  • How to say: I miss you in Cantonese

    So how to say I miss you in Cantonese? Here we go: [display_podcast] ngo5 hou2 gwaa3zyu6 nei5 ? ? ?? ? = I miss you very much hou2 = very, good. Used here for stree. gwaa3zyu6 = miss (someone) Can’t find what you want to say? Bookmark us and come back here in a couple…

  • How to say:My Cantonese Is Not Good in Cantonese

    ngo5 ge3 gwong2 dung1 waa2 m4 hou2 ???????? = My Cantonese is not good. ?????????? ngo5 = my ge3 = of; someone’s ngo5 ge3 = my/mine nei5ge3 = your/yours gwong2dung1waa2 = Cantonese; the dialect of Guangdong province. m4 = not hou2 = good ?????????? = My Cantonese is not very good. (Note: that in the…

  • How to say “you are (so) handsome” in Cantonese?

    In Cantonese, how do you say “you are (so) handsome”? [display_podcast] ? ? ? ? nei5 hou2 leng3 zai2 = you are so handsome leng3 actually means “good-looking” zai2 = boy

  • How to say “you are pretty” in Cantonese

    How do you say “you are pretty”? [display_podcast] nei5 leng3 ? ? but we usually say it with the “hou3 (very)”: nei5 hou3 leng3 ? ? ? = you are (so) pretty. you very pretty How do you say “you are (so) handsome”? Check for our next article.

  • How to say “sorry” in Cantonese(2)

    Let’s talk about the 2nd way to say “sorry”: [display_podcast] 2. m4 hou2 ji3 si3 ? ? ? ? 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. Related: How to say “sorry” in Cantonese(1)

  • How to say “sorry” in Cantonese(1)

    There are two ways to say “Sorry” in Cantonese, at least: [display_podcast] 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…

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