Cantonese Vocabulary

Welcome to the 9th lesson about the Cantonese vocabulary. We're dedicating this page to the most important and most used words in Cantonese. For example: clothes, languages, countries, travel, survival words, class, and house components. The sound is also provided.

shirt
shirt Audio
恤衫 [seot1 saam1]
sweater
sweater Audio
汗衫 [hon4 saam1]
jacket
jacket Audio
外套 [ngoi6 tou3]
coat
coat Audio
外套 [ngoi6 tou3]
socks
socks Audio
襪子 [maat6 zi2]
shoes
shoes Audio
[haai4]
trousers
trousers Audio
[fu3]
pajamas
pyjamas Audio
睡衣 [seoi6 ji1]
belt
belt Audio
皮帶 [pei4 daai2]
underwear
underwear Audio
內衣 [naap6 ji1]
hat
hat Audio
[mou6]
skirt
skirt Audio
裙子 [kwan4 zi2]

The following words are related to languages and countries.

Language
Cantonese
Pronunciation
Country
Cantonese
Pronunciation
Arabic
阿拉伯語
[aa2 laa1 baa3 jyu5] Audio
Morocco
摩洛哥
[mo1 lok3 go1] Audio
Chinese
中文
[zung1 man4] Audio
China
中國
[zung1 gwok3] Audio
English
英文
[jing1 man4] Audio
England
英國
[jing1 gwok3] Audio
French
法文
[faat3 man4] Audio
France
法國
[faat3 gwok3] Audio
German
徳文
[dak1 man4] Audio
Germany
徳國
[dak1 gwok3] Audio
Greek
希臘語
[hei1 laap6 jyu5] Audio
Greece
希臘
[hei1 laap6] Audio
Portuguese
葡萄牙文
[pou4 tou4 ngaa4 man4] Audio
Portugal
葡萄牙
[pou4 tou4 ngaa4] Audio
Hindi
印度語
[jan3 dok6 jyu5] Audio
India
印度
[jan3 dok6] Audio
Italian
意大利文
[ji3 daai6 lei6 man4] Audio
Italy
意大利
[ji3 daai6 lei6] Audio
Japanese
日文
[jat6 man4] Audio
Japan
日本
[jat6 bun2] Audio
Russian
俄語
[ngo4 jyu5] Audio
Russia
俄國
[ngo4 gwok3] Audio
Spanish
西班牙文
[sai1 baan1 ngaa4 man4] Audio
Spain
西班牙
[sai1 baan1 ngaa4] Audio
Swedish
瑞典文
[seoi6 din2 man4] Audio
Sweden
瑞典
[seoi6 din2] Audio

The following vocabulary is related to travel and survival.

Travel
Cantonese
Pronunciation
airport
機場
[gei1 coeng4] Audio
doctor
醫生
[ji1 saang1] Audio
airplane
飛機
[fei1 gei1] Audio
medicines
機器
[gei1 hei3] Audio
train
火車
[fo2 ce1] Audio
pharmacy
藥房
[joek6 fong2] Audio
taxi
的士
[di1 si6] Audio
hospital
醫院
[ji1 jyun2] Audio
bus
巴士
[baa1 si6] Audio
ambulance
救護車
[gau3 wu6 ce1] Audio
car
汽車
[hei3 ce1] Audio
poison
毒藥
[duk6 joek6] Audio
ticket
門票
[mun4 biu1] Audio
help me
幫我
[bong1 ngo5] Audio
hotel
酒店
[zau2 dim3] Audio
danger
危險
[ngai4 him2] Audio
reservation
訂位
[deng6 wai2] Audio
accident
意外
[ji3 ngoi6] Audio
passport
旅行證件
[leoi5 haang4 zing3 gin6] Audio
police
警察
[ging2 caat3] Audio
luggage
行李
[haang4 lei5] Audio
headache
頭痛
[tau4 tung3] Audio
tourism
旅遊
[leoi5 jau4] Audio
stomach ache
胃痛
[wai6 tung3] Audio

The following list of words is related to a class environment and the components of a house.

Class
Cantonese
Pronunciation
books
[] Audio
toilet
廁所
[cak1 so2] Audio
pen
[bat1] Audio
bed
臥室
[ngo6 sat1] Audio
dictionary
字典
[zi6 din2] Audio
bedroom
睡房
[seoi6 fong2] Audio
library
圖書館
[tou4 syu1 gun2] Audio
furniture
傢俬
[gaa1 si1] Audio
desk
[coek3] Audio
house
[nguk1] Audio
student
學生
[hok6 saang1] Audio
kitchen
廚房
[ceoi4 fong2] Audio
teacher
老師
[lou5 si1] Audio
plate
[dip6] Audio
chair
椅子
[ji1 zi2] Audio
refrigerator
雪櫃
[syut3 gwai6] Audio
paper
[zi2] Audio
room
房間
[fong2 gaan1] Audio
page
[jip6] Audio
table
[coek3] Audio
pencil
鉛筆
[jyun4 bat1] Audio
window
[coeng1] Audio
question
問題
[man6 tai4] Audio
television
電視
[din6 si6] Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the Cantonese vocabulary? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Cantonese Grammar   Cantonese Grammar

Cantonese Verbs   Cantonese Verbs


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