Canto-Eng

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Canto-Eng
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2012-06-04 17:11:03
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Complete Cantonese Set 1
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  1. jóu-sàhn
    • 早晨
    • Good morning
  2. sìn-sàang
    • 先生
    • Mr
  3. siú-jé
    • 小姐
    • Miss
  4. Kéuih döu hóu, yáuh-sàm.
    • 佢都好, 有心.
    • She is well too, kind of you to ask.
  5. Néih hóu ma?
    • 你好嗎?
    • How are you?
  6. deui-m̀h-jyuh
    • 對唔住
    • I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me
  7. gwai-sing-a?
    What is your name? (lit. distinguished surname)
  8. Néih haih m̀h haih Méih-gwok-yàhn a?
    Are you American?
  9. Ngóh maaih Yaht-bún chë.
    I sell Japanese cars.
  10. Néih yiu m̀h yiu a?
    Do you want?
  11. Yaht-bún chë m̀h gwai.
    Japanese cars are not expensive.
  12. Néih wán bïn-go a?
    Who are you looking for?
  13. Kéuih haih ngóh ge pàhng-yáuh.
    He/she is my friend.
  14. Néih wán Wòhng Sìn-sàang yáuh-mät-yéh-sih a?
    • Why are you looking for Mr. Wong?
    • For what purpose are you looking for Mr. Wong?
  15. Ngóh daai néih heui Wòhng Sìn-sàang ge sé-jih-làuh.
    I'll lead you to Mr. Wong's office.
  16. Jùng-gwok chë haih kéuih ge.
    The Chinese car is his.
  17. Nï go sáu-bïu tùhng-màaih gó jì bät haih m̀h haih néih ga?
    Is this wristwatch and that pen yours?
  18. Néih gú haih bïn-go ga?
    Whose do you guess it is?
  19. Ngóh-deih heui mahn kéuih, hóu m̀h hóu a?
    Let's go ask him, allright?
  20. Wòhng Síu-jé yìh-gä m̀h hái kéuih ge sé-jih-làuh.
    Miss Wong is not in her office now.
  21. m̀h gán-yiu
    never mind, it doesn't matter
  22. Ngóh chìh-dï mahn kéuih.
    I'll ask her later on.
  23. Néih yiu bïn jì bät a? Ngóh yiu nï jì.
    Which pen do you want? I want this one.
  24. Wòhng Síu-jé leng m̀h leng a?
    Is Miss Wong pretty?
  25. Néih séung máaih mät-yéh a?
    What do you want to buy?
  26. Bïn-go haih Jèung Síu-jé a?
    Who (of these people) is Miss Cheng?
  27. Néih heui bïn-douh a?
    Where are you going?
  28. Néih fàan ük-kéi jouh-mät-yéh a?
    Why/for what reason are you returning home?
  29. Ngóh daai ngóh màh-mä heui tái yï-säng.
    I am taking my mom to see the doctor.
  30. Néih tùhng màh-mä yät-chàih jyuh àh?
    You live together with your mom, that's right, isn't it?
  31. Gám-yéung, néih-deih gàan ük yät-dihng hóu daaih la.
    In that case, your home is certainly very big.
  32. Döu-géi daaih.
    Quite big.
  33. Ngóh yih-gä yiu jáu la, joi-gin.
    I must go now, goodbye.
  34. Néih heui Yìng-gwok àh?
    I take it you're going to England, right?
  35. Hóu-noih-móuh-gin.
    Long time no see.
  36. Néih yìh-gä hái bïn-douh jyuh a?
    Where do you live now?
  37. Néih yáuh sìh-gaan chéng làih chóh lä.
    If you have time please come (vi)sit some time.
  38. Yáuh sìh-gaan ngóh làih taam néih.
    If I have time I'll come and see/visit you.
  39. Nï chàhng láu m̀h-haih-géi-daaih, móuh chë-fòhng ge.
    This flat is not very big, there's no garage.
  40. Ngóh m̀h haih jyuh yät gàan ük, ngóh jyuh yät chàhng láu jë.
    I don't live in a house, I live in a flat only.
  41. Ngóh yáuh léuhng jì bät.
    I have two pens.
  42. Wòhng Síu-jé m̀h-haih-hóu-leng.
    Miss Wong is not very pretty.
  43. Néih taai hak-hei la, jýu gam dò sung chéng ngóh sihk-faahn.
    You are too polite, cook so many foods and invite me to eat.
  44. Kéuih hái chyùh-fóng jýu-gán faahn, m̀h-sái dáng kéuih la.
    She is in the kitchen cooking food, no need to wait for her.
  45. Jàn hóu-sihk lak!
    Truly delicious!
  46. Néih yáuh-móuh bòng kéuih sáu a?
    Have you given her a hand?
  47. Ngóh gú Hòh Taai-táai yät-dihng yuhng-jó hóu dò sìh-gaan yuh-beih nï chàan faahn lak.
    I guess Mrs Ho certainly spent very much time to prepare this meal.
  48. Ngóh m̀h seun.
    I don't believe.
  49. Haih jàn ga!
    It's true!
  50. Ngóh-deih sái m̀h sái dáng kéuih a?
    Do we need to wait for her?
  51. hóu gwai ge ga-fë
    very expensive coffee
  52. máaih-gán bät ge yàhn
    the person who is buying a pen
  53. kéuih jyuh ge ük
    the house that he lives in
  54. Nï dï sung hóu hóu-sihk
    This food is delicious
  55. gó dï yàhn
    those people
  56. Dï sung m̀h gwai.
    The food is not expensive.
  57. Dím gáai?
    Why?
  58. m̀h-hóu heui!
    don't go!
  59. yùh-gwó
    if
  60. ngàuh-yuhk
    beef
  61. hóu-meih
    delicious
  62. sàang-gwó sà-léut
    fruit salad
  63. yàn-waih
    because
  64. kàhm-yaht
    yesterday
  65. gàm-yaht
    today
  66. só-yíh
    so, therefore
  67. Néih sïk m̀h sïk jouh-sàang-yi ga?
    Are you able to run a business??
  68. Néih m̀h-hóu nàu.
    Don't be angry.

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