Cantonese Extras 1

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Cantonese Extras 1
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Cantonese Words that weren't in the Cantonese101 Dictionary Wordbank
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  1. 男生
    school boy, male student, boy, guy (young adult male)
  2. pool/pit/ditch/cesspit
  3. boat
  4. 天才
    talent / gift / genius / talented / gifted
  5. 個個
    each one individually, each and every
  6. 平價
    cheap / cut-price / par value
  7. 公共衛生
    public bathroom, public health
  8. 公共
    public, common (use)
  9. 衛生
    health, hygiene, sanitation
  10. 停車
    stop the car, park the car
  11. 煤氣
    • coal gas, gas
    • e.g. 煤氣熄細咗
    • the gas is turned down
  12. 開大
    turn up (The heat, air conditioning, etc.)
  13. 以前
    before, formerly, previous, ago
    • foolish, silly
    • e.g. 傻傻哋 rather silly
  14. sit, to take a seat, to take (a bus, airplane, etc.)
  15. 菊花
    chrysanthemum
  16. to lift, to carry in one's hand
  17. 風車
    pin wheel, windmill
  18. 選擇
    to select/ to pick / choice / option/ alternative
  19. 保護
    to defend, protect, safeguard
  20. 難免
    • hard to avoid/ difficult to escape from
    • e.g. 醫生想做檢查難免令人擔心
  21. 檢查
    • inspection / to examine / to inspect
    • e.g. 醫生想做檢查難免令人擔心
  22. 夜景
    night scape, a view or representation of a night scene
  23. 食物
    food
  24. 一些
    some/a few/a little
  25. 東西
    thing/stuff
  26. 東南酉北
    east, south, west, and north / all directions
  27. 苦味
    bitter taste/bitterness
  28. 室內
    indoor
    • lake
    • e.g. 湖邊
    • by the lake
  29. 小屋
    cabin, lodge, cottage, chalet, hut, shed
  30. 沒有
    haven’t/hasn’t/doesn’t exist/to not have/to not be (冇 mou5 in colloquial Cantonese)
  31. 代步
    means of transportation, to take transportation, to ride instead of walk
  32. 途徑
    way, channel
  33. wheel / disk / ring / steamship / to take turns / to rotate / by turn / classifier for big round objects: disk, or recurring events: round, turn. 單車輪 bicycle wheel
  34. and
  35. 家庭
    family
  36. 相愛
    to love each other, in love
    • to step on/to tread/ to stamp/ to press a pedal
    • 踩單車 ride a bicycle
  37. 爬山單車
    mountain bike
  38. 駕駛
    to pilot (ship, airplane), to drive
  39. head, chief, first (occasion, thing etc), classifier for poems, songs
  40. 首先
    first (of all), in the first place
    • to support/frame/rack/framework /classifier for planes, large vehicles, radios
    • 首架飛機 the first airplane
  41. give
    • pure, simple, unmixed, genuine
    • e.g. 百分百純果汁 100% juice
  42. 棕色
    brown
  43. 前度女朋友
    ex girlfriend
  44. 玫瑰花
    rose
  45. 線路
    • line, circuit, wire, road, railway track, bus route
    • e.g. 地鐵 線路
  46. 靴子
    boots
  47. 應該
    should, must, ought to
  48. 維他命
    vitamin
  49. 礦物質
    minerals
  50. 健康食品
    health food
  51. 充滿
    • full of, brimming with, very full, permeated
    • e.g. 水果充滿維他命
  52. 特別
    especially, special, particular, unusual
  53. 昂貴
    expensive, costly
  54. 快艇
    motorboat, speedboat
  55. 大螢幕電視
    big screen TV
  56. 電影院
    movie theatre
  57. 全部
    whole, entire, complete, in total
  58. 皮褸
    leather jacket
  59. 所有
    all, to have, to possess, to own
  60. 看來
    apparently, it seems that, it appears, it seems
  61. 薄餅
    flat thin cake, pancake, pizza
  62. 美味
    delicious/delicious food/delicacy
  63. 擁抱
    hug, embrace
  64. 總數
    all together, total
  65. 申請
    to apply for something, application (form, etc)
  66. 照片
    picture, photograph
  67. 發夢
    dream
  68. 會合
    • to meet / to rendezvous / to merge / to link up / meeting / confluence
    • e.g.我們在天星碼頭會合吧
  69. 從未
    • never
    • e.g. 我從未聽過這首歌
  70. 幫忙
    to help/ to lend a hand/ to do a favor / to do a good turn
  71. 細紙
    smaller denominations (money), smaller bills
  72. 帥氣
    handsome air
  73. 執房
    clean up room (colloquial)
  74. 打掃
    clean up (formal, can apply to more than rooms, e.g. houses, offices, garage, etc)
  75. 床單
    bed sheets
  76. 程度
    degree
  77. 搞到
    • cause to happen (colloquial)
    • e.g. 我究竟食咗咩搞到我肚痛

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