Cantonese

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!

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Cantonese Idiom:Knock on wood

Some of our fans ask us to pronounce some idioms from http://www.cantonese.ca/idioms.php 1. 大吉利是 knock on wood (knock the wood). It actually means saying something not quite appropriate at that time so bad luck would come if what is being would come true. 2. 对牛弹琴 play the music to the cow, who cannot understand. Talk …

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Lesson 10: I am busy in Cantonese

Hello everyone, 大家好! Here’s our Cantonese podcast Lesson ten at CantonesePod.com. Did you try our “how to say” in Cantonese series? Let review two of the series: How to say “you are pretty” in Cantonese How to say “you are (so) handsome” in Cantonese? nei5 hou3 leng3 你 好 靓 = you are (so) pretty. …

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Lesson 7: I don’t have time.

Hi, 大家好!我系保罗!(I’m Paul) Welcome to CantonesePod.com! 粤语播客欢迎您! Today’s sentence pattern: I have … 我有 I don’t have … 我冇 … mou2 冇: (Cantonese Chinese character) do not have/have none/there is none. 我有好多钱!但系,我冇时间。 I have a lot of money, but, I don’t have time. 我有好多嘢做,不过我有好少时间。 I have a lot of things to do, but I have …

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Lesson6: How to say this in Cantonese?

Lesson 6 How do you say this in Cantonese? Hi, 大家好! Welcome to CantonesePod.com! 欢迎大家来到粤语播客! What! What did I say? 欢迎 glad meet ( glad to meet you = welcome) 大家 big family (= everyone) 来到 come to 粤语 Guangdong language (=Cantonese) 播 = broadcast 客 =guest 播客 = podcast ( derives from 博客 for …

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Lesson 5:I want to go to Beijing in Cantonese

Hi, everyone, 大家好。 In our last lesson, we learned how to say where you are from. In Today’s lesson, we are going to learn to say the places you want to go. Now sentence patterns: 1)I want to go to (Beijing…) 我想去(北京) 2)He needs to go to (Hong Kong…) 佢要去(香港) 3)My wife has been to …

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Lesson 4: Where are you from?

Lesson 4 Where Are You From?

English: Where are you from? Cantonese: nei5 hai2 bin1dou6 lai4 你 喺 边度 来 nei5: you hai2 (Cant.) to be located at; here means from bin1dou6: where lai4: come English: I’m from the US. Cantonese: ngo5 hai2 mei5gwok3 lai4 我喺美国来。 English: I’m American Chinese. Cantonese:ngo5 hai6 mei5zik6 waa4jan4 …

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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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