Body Parts in Cantonese

We often don’t realize it but being able to talk about parts of your body is surprisingly important in everyday life. To help you with that, below we have put together a list of the most important body parts in Cantonese. For more vocabularies like that, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.

EnglishCantonese
head頭 (tau4)
nose鼻哥 (bei6 go1)
hair頭髮 (tau4 faat3)
mouth口 (hau2)
ear耳仔 (ji5 zai2)
eye眼 (ngaan5)
hand手 (sau2)
foot腳 (goek3)
heart心 (sam1)
brain腦 (nou5)
neck頸 (geng2)
bottom屁股 (pei3 gu2)
shoulder膊頭 (bok3 tau4)
knee膝頭哥 (sat1 tau4 go1)
leg腿 (teoi2)
arm手臂 (sau2 bei3)
belly腹 (fuk1)
back背脊 (bui3 zek3)
tooth牙 (ngaa4)
tongue脷 (lei6)
lip唇 (seon4)
finger手指 (sau2 zi2)
toe腳趾 (goek3 zi2)
stomach胃 (wai6)
lung肺 (fai3)
liver肝 (gon1)
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