Category Archives: Cantonese

A daily look (hopefully) at the Cantonese language.

Cantonese Phrase of the Day – Thank You 2

There are two forms of “Thank you” – informal and formal. This helps you to understand that sounds of the words as well as their use.

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Cantonese Phrase of the Day – Hello, Goodbye

There are all sorts of ways to learn things these days. Here is another way to understand simple greetings in Cantonese…

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Cantonese Phrase of the Day – Thank You

Nei hou. We learned to say “hello” – or more accurately, “how are you?” Nei hou. We learned how to say “I’m good.” Ngo hou. Now we should know how to say “Thank you”. 唔 該 M goi. Note, m … Continue reading

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Cantonese Phrase of the Day – I’m Good

Nei5 hou2 (Hello). Yesterday we learned to say hello. Actually, we sort of asked a question, “You good?” Today we will learn the response. 我 好 Ngo5 hou2, or “I’m good”. If you are feeling really well, you can say, … Continue reading

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Cantonese Phrase of the Day – Hello

你 好 nei hou = Hello, or literally, you good. 你 Nei – pronounced like “hey” except with an “n”, translates as “you”. 好 Hou – pronounced like “hoe”, translates as “good”. While “hello” is not a phrase in English, … Continue reading

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