Cantonese.txt

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Chinese/Cantonese basic vocabulary. Characters are not included, Yale romanization used.
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  1. kéuih 佢
    he/she/it
  2. páhng yáuh 朋友
    friend
  3. sihkyéh 食 食
    eating (something)
  4. sihkfaahn 食葷
    eating meals
  5. yāt 一
    one
  6. yāt chīn 一千
    1
  7. yāt chīn maahn 一千萬
    100 million
  8. yāt baak 一百
    100
  9. yāt baak maahn 一萬
    million
  10. yāt maahn 一萬
    10
  11. yāt maahn lìhng yih 一萬零二
    10
  12. chāt 七
    seven
  13. sāam 三
    three
  14. seuhng heui 上去
    to go up / ascend
  15. séuhng jó heui 上咗去
    went upstairs
  16. seuhng mihn 上面
    on top; above
  17. hah mihn 下面
    under
  18. jūng gwok 中國
    China
  19. jūng màhn 中文
    Chinese (language)
  20. māt 乜
    what
  21. mē 乜
    what
  22. mātyéh 乜嘢
    what
  23. gáu 九
    nine
  24. yáh 也
    also (written)
  25. yih 二
    two
  26. ngh 五
    five
  27. gām yaht 今日
    today
  28. leng jái 令仔
    handsome
  29. gihn 件
    classifier for clothes
  30. fahn 份
    classifier for newspaper
  31. dāi 低
    low
  32. néih 你
    you
  33. néih yahpmihn 你入面
    inside you
  34. neih nē 你呢
    and you?
  35. néihdeih 你哋
    you (pl.)
  36. kúeihdeih 佢哋
    they
  37. pèhng 便
    cheap
  38. seun 信
    letter
  39. go 個
    classifier for persons
  40. sīn sāang 先生
    Mr. / teacher / sir / husband
  41. yahp jó heui 入咗去
    got in
  42. yahp mihn 入面
    inside; indoors
  43. léuhng 兩
    two; pair
  44. leuhng tēng 兩廳
    double room (living room + dining room)
  45. baat 八
    eight
  46. gūng sī 公司
    office; company
  47. luhk 六
    six
  48. lèuhng 冷
    cool
  49. dong 凍
    cold (milk tea)
  50. dang hahmihn 凳下面
    under the chair
  51. chēut 出
    exit / go out
  52. chēut 出
    classifier for movies
  53. chēut jó heui 出咗去
    went out
  54. fān 分
    minute (time when)
  55. fān béi néih 分俾你
    share with you / give you a portion
  56. fān jūng 分鐘
    minute (time spent)
  57. chìhn mihn 前面
    in front
  58. bāau 包
    bread
  59. sahp 十
    ten
  60. sahp maahn 十萬
    hundred thousand
  61. bun yaht 半日
    half day
  62. kā 卡
    carriage
  63. heui 去
    go (verb)
  64. chā sīu 叉燒
    roast pork
  65. chā sīu bāau 叉燒包
    bbq pork bun
  66. yauh bihn 右便
    right side
  67. yauh bihn mihn 右便面
    right hand side
  68. yauh sáu mihn 右手面
    right hand side
  69. yauh mihn 右面
    right side
  70. méng 名
    name
  71. àh 吓
    is that so? / right?
  72. nē 呢
    how about?
  73. nī 呢
    this
  74. meih 味
    taste
  75. gam faai a? 咁快吓
    so fast? / so soon?
  76. gam gāp a? 咁急吓
    so hasty?
  77. gam jóu a? 咁早吓
    so early?
  78. gam noih a? 咁耐吓
    so long time?
  79. gam yúhn a? 咁遠吓
    so far away?
  80. gam chìh a? 咁遲吓
    so late?
  81. gafē 咖啡
    coffee
  82. mh haih hóu [hóu] 唔係好
    not very [good]
  83. mh haih géi [hóu] 唔係幾
    not quite [good]
  84. lā 啦
    please (final particle)
  85. ngāam 啱
    correct; right for somebody
  86. dāan 單
    bill
  87. gó 嗰
    that
  88. yéh 嘢
    thing / matter
  89. sei 四
    four
  90. gwok 國
    country
  91. táisyū 圖書
    reading
  92. boují 報紙
    newspaper
  93. dō 多
    many / much
  94. yeh 夜
    late at night
  95. gau 夠
    enough
  96. gau wáih daaih 夠偉大
    enough great and mighty
  97. daaih 大
    big
  98. tīn 天
    sky
  99. taai táai 太太
    Mrs. / wife / married lady
  100. néuih páhng yáuh 女 朋友
    girl friend
  101. néuih yán 女人
    woman
  102. néuih yán gāai 女人街
    Lady's Market
  103. laaht 奶
    milk
  104. hóu (adj.) 好
    good
  105. hóu (adv.) 好
    very (adv.)
  106. hóu gāp 好吓
    urgent / go to the toilet now
  107. múi 妹
    younger sister
  108. sing 姓
    surname
  109. mā 媽
    mother
  110. màh mā 媽媽
    mother
  111. hohk 學
    learn
  112. hohk haauh 學校
    school
  113. hohk sāang 學生
    student
  114. yúhn 完
    finish
  115. gā 家
    home
  116. saht 實
    very firm
  117. saht wúih faht 實會罰
    will be punished for sure
  118. deui 對
    classifier for a pair
  119. síu 小
    little; few
  120. síu jé 小姐
    miss / young lady
  121. síu bā sí 小巴士
    mini bus
  122. jīmsājéui 尖沙咀
    Tsim Sha Tsui
  123. jauhláih 就嚟
    soon
  124. ūk kéi 屋企
    home
  125. sāan 山
    mountain
  126. sāandéng 山頂
    The Peak; summit
  127. jó bihn 左便
    left side
  128. jó bihn mihn 左便面
    left hand side
  129. jó sáu mihn 左手面
    left hand side
  130. jó mihn 左面
    left side
  131. bāk sí 巴士
    bus
  132. daai 帶
    bring
  133. daai jó heui 帶咗去
    brought away
  134. géi 幾
    quite
  135. géi sìh 幾時
    when
  136. géi noih 幾耐
    how long
  137. chóhng [m/w: jēung] 床
    bed
  138. chòhn hahmihn 床下面
    under the bed
  139. miuh gāai 廟街
    Temple Street
  140. gwóng dūng wá 廣東
    cantonese
  141. tēng [m/w: go] 廳
    living room; guest room; a hall
  142. tēng ngoihmihn 廳 外面
    outside the hall
  143. yìhng 形
    shape / model
  144. hauh yaht 後日
    the day after tomorrow
  145. hauh mihn 後面
    back
  146. dāk 得
    okay
  147. dāk hàahn 得閒
    have free time
  148. sām 心
    heart
  149. faai chāan 快餐
    fast food
  150. pa 怕
    be afraid of
  151. muhn 悶
    boring
  152. séung 想
    want to (aux. verb)
  153. oi 愛
    love
  154. láahn wúih faht 懶會罰
    will be punished if lazy
  155. ngāam ngóh 我
    it fits me
  156. ngóh 我
    I
  157. ngóhdeih 我哋
    we
  158. fóng [m/w: gāan] 房
    room
  159. fóng ngoihmihn 房外面
    outside the room
  160. pàh jó heui 扒咗去
    stolen away
  161. dā 打
    dozen
  162. pāi 批
    pie
  163. nàh 拿
    to take
  164. jā 揸
    to drive
  165. daap 搭
    take / to go by / travel by (transportation)
  166. daap chē 搭車
    to take a car
  167. wán 搵
    to seek
  168. wán béi néih 搵俾你
    look up for you
  169. wán yaht 搵日
    find a day
  170. ló jó heui 攞咗去
    took away
  171. jī 支
    classifier for bottle; long slender inflexible things such as cigarettes
  172. guih 攰
    tired
  173. gaau 教
    teach
  174. mān 文
    dollars
  175. sān 新
    new
  176. gáng haih 更係
    surely
  177. syū 書
    book
  178. wúih 會
    will (aux. verb)
  179. yáuh 有
    have
  180. yáuh behng 有病
    be sick
  181. yúh chin 有錢
    rich (wealthy)
  182. bún 本
    classifier for books
  183. dó 朵
    classifier for flowers
  184. dūng tit 東鐵
    HK East Rail
  185. dūng tit sin 東鐵線
    HK East Rail Line
  186. ga 架
    classifier for machinery such as aircraft
  187. gáng wáih daaih 梗偉大
    surely great and mighty
  188. tiuh 條
    classifier for long
  189. dang 椅
    chair
  190. cháang 橙
    orange
  191. tói 檯/ 枱
    table
  192. gwaih yahpmihn 櫃入面
    inside the closet
  193. gwaih túng 櫃筒
    drawer
  194. fún 款
    style
  195. seui 歲
    year(s) old (age)
  196. séi 死
    die
  197. múih yaht 每日
    each day
  198. hòuh / hòuhji 毫
    coin
  199. séui 水
    water
  200. jāp 汁
    juice / sauce
  201. sā 沙
    sand
  202. yàuh 油
    oil
  203. láahng 涼
    cold
  204. góng tit 港鐵
    Hong Kong MTR
  205. hot 渴
    thirsty
  206. tōng 湯
    soup
  207. jéunsíh 準時
    punctual
  208. waaht 滑
    smooth
  209. sāp 濕
    wet / humid
  210. fó chē 火車
    train
  211. cháau 炒
    fried
  212. cháau faahn 炒飯
    fried rice
  213. móuh 無
    do not have
  214. dāng 燈
    light (noun)
  215. bā 爸
    father
  216. bàh bā 爸爸
    father
  217. ngàh 牙
    teeth
  218. ngàuh 牛
    beef
  219. ngàuh yàuh 牛油
    butter
  220. ngàuh yuhk 牛肉
    cow
  221. kàhm yaht 琴日
    yesterday
  222. gwā 瓜
    melon
  223. tìhm 甜
    sweet (adj.)
  224. sāang yaht 生日
    birthday (noun and verb)
  225. sāang yaht faai lohk 生日快樂
    happy birthday!
  226. náahm páhng yáuh 男 朋友
    boy friend
  227. náahn yán 男人
    man
  228. nàahm yán gāai 男人街
    Temple Street
  229. béi 畀
    to give
  230. láuh béi néih 留俾你
    save for you
  231. tung 疼
    pain
  232. sau 瘦
    thin
  233. baak 百
    hundred
  234. dīk sí 的士
    taxi
  235. hon 看
    look
  236. ngáahn 眼
    eye
  237. tái 睇
    read
  238. tai dihn sih 睇電視
    watching TV
  239. fan gaau 瞓覺
    sleeping
  240. ngái 矮
    short (height)
  241. dihp 碟
    dish
  242. jēung 章
    classifier for paper and money
  243. dáng 等
    wait
  244. fit 節
    festival
  245. fán 粉
    powder
  246. jūk 粥
    congee
  247. jí 紙
    paper
  248. sai 細
    small
  249. laahm chē 纜車
    The Peak Tram; cable car
  250. faht 罰
    to be punished (verb)
  251. sēng 聲
    voice
  252. fèih 肥
    fat
  253. geuk 腳
    foot
  254. syùhn 船
    ferry
  255. sīk 色
    colour
  256. fā 花
    flower
  257. fú 苦
    bitter
  258. yīng màhn 英文
    English
  259. jáu 茶
    tea
  260. maahn 萬
    ten thousand
  261. jeuk 著
    wear
  262. láahn gwai fōng 蘭桂坊
    Lan Kwai Fong
  263. dáan 蛋
    egg
  264. daahn tāat 蛋撻
    custard tart
  265. hā 蝦
    shrimp
  266. hyut 血
    blood
  267. hàahng 行
    to walk
  268. sàam 衫
    clothing
  269. fu 褲
    trousers
  270. maht 襪
    socks
  271. sāi gwā 西瓜
    watermelon
  272. sāi tit 西鐵
    HK West Rail
  273. sāi tit sin 西鐵線
    HK West Rail Line
  274. yiu 要
    need to (aux. verb) / want / cost
  275. wah 話
    to say
  276. sīk 識
    know how to (aux. verb)
  277. gwai 貴
    expensive
  278. maai 買
    to buy
  279. máaih 買
    buy
  280. máaih béi néih 買俾你
    buy for you
  281. máaihyéh 買嘢
    shopping (buying things)
  282. maaih béi néih 賣俾你
    sell to you
  283. chīu yahn 超人
    superman
  284. chīu wáih daaih 超偉大
    super great and mighty
  285. kwà 跨
    to climb over
  286. tek 踢
    kick
  287. chē 車
    car
  288. sung béi néih 送俾你
    give you as a gift
  289. jē 遮
    umbrella
  290. chíh 遲
    late
  291. chíhdou 遲到
    arriving late
  292. chìh wúih faht 遲會罰
    will be punished if late
  293. bīn 邊
    which
  294. bīngo 邊個
    which one; who
  295. chàh 酒
    wine
  296. chou 醋
    vinegar
  297. gām 金
    gold
  298. chín 錢
    money
  299. sek 錫
    kiss
  300. bīu 錶
    watch (noun)
  301. jūng yi 鍾意
    like (be fond of)
  302. jūngyi 鍾意
    like to (aux. verb)
  303. hōi sām 開心
    happy
  304. gāan 間
    classifier for rooms
  305. fut 闊
    wide
  306. jek 隻
    classifier for animals (but not humans)
  307. gāi 雞
    chicken
  308. lìhng 零
    zero
  309. sái 需
    need (only used as sái m'sái a?)
  310. gēng 青
    be afraid
  311. leng 靚
    beautiful
  312. leng néui 靚女
    pretty [girl]
  313. hēu 靴
    boots
  314. hàaih 鞋
    shoes
  315. tàuh 頭
    head
  316. fēi gēi 飛機
    airplane
  317. sihk 食
    eating
  318. sihk jóu chāan 食早餐
    eating breakfast
  319. sihk aan 食晏
    eating lunch
  320. sihk maahn faahn 食晚飯
    eating dinner
  321. faahn 飯
    rice (cooked) / meal
  322. chāan 餐
    meal
  323. ngoh 餓
    hungry
  324. hēung gong 香港
    Hong Kong
  325. gwāt 骨
    bone
  326. gōu 高
    tall
  327. yú 魚
    fish
  328. níuh 鳥
    bird
  329. aap 鴨
    duck
  330. waaht daht 鶻突
    nasty / disgusting
  331. beih 鼻
    nose
  332. jāai 齋
    vegetarian / plain
  333. chà
    bad
  334. giu
    be named
  335. hàahm
    steak
  336. háaih
    spare ribs
  337. náaih
    spicy
  338. ngàuh pá
    salty
  339. pàaih gwāt
    crab
  340. he /him (written)

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