Days & Months in Cantonese

Mastering the concept of time is extremely important for learning Cantonese. This page delivers lists of Cantonese months, Cantonese days and many other Cantonese words related to time. For even more time related vocabulary, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.

Months in Cantonese

January in Cantonese一月 (jat1 jyut6)
February in Cantonese二月 (ji6 jyut6)
March in Cantonese三月 (saam1 jyut6)
April in Cantonese四月 (sei3 jyut6)
May in Cantonese五月 (ng5 jyut6)
June in Cantonese六月 (luk6 jyut6)
July in Cantonese七月 (cat1 jyut6)
August in Cantonese八月 (baat3 jyut6)
September in Cantonese九月 (gau2 jyut6)
October in Cantonese十月 (sap6 jyut6)
November in Cantonese十一月 (sap6 jat1 jyut6)
December in Cantonese十二月 (sap6 ji6 jyut6)
last month in Cantonese上個月 (soeng6 go3 jyut6)
this month in Cantonese今個月 (gam1 go3 jyut6)
next month in Cantonese下個月 (haa6 go3 jyut6)

Days in Cantonese

Monday in Cantonese星期一 (sing1 kei4 jat1)
Tuesday in Cantonese星期二 (sing1 kei4 ji6)
Wednesday in Cantonese星期三 (sing1 kei4 saam1)
Thursday in Cantonese星期四 (sing1 kei4 sei3)
Friday in Cantonese星期五 (sing1 kei4 ng5)
Saturday in Cantonese星期六 (sing1 kei4 luk6)
Sunday in Cantonese星期日 (sing1 kei4 jat6)
yesterday in Cantonese琴日 (kam4 jat6)
today in Cantonese今日 (gam1 jat6)
tomorrow in Cantonese聽日 (ting1 jat6)

Time in Cantonese

second in Cantonese秒 (miu5)
minute in Cantonese分鐘 (fan1 zung1)
hour in Cantonese鐘頭 (zung1 tau4)
1:00 in Cantonese一點鐘 (jat1 dim2 zung1)
2:05 in Cantonese兩點五分 (loeng5 dim2 ng5 fan1)
3:10 in Cantonese三點十分 (saam1 dim2 sap6 fan1)
4:15 in Cantonese四點十五分 (sei3 dim2 sap6 ng5 fan1)
5:20 in Cantonese五點二十分 (ng5 dim2 ji6 sap6 fan1)
6:25 in Cantonese六點二十五分 (luk6 dim2 ji6 sap6 ng5 fan1)
7:30 in Cantonese七點半 (cat1 dim2 bun3)
8:35 in Cantonese八點三十五分 (baat3 dim2 saam1 sap6 ng5 fan1)
9:40 in Cantonese九點四十分 (gau2 dim2 sei3 sap6 fan1)
10:45 in Cantonese十點四十五分 (sap6 dim2 sei3 sap6 ng5 fan1)
11:50 in Cantonese十一點五十分 (sap6 jat1 dim2 ng5 sap6 fan1)
12:55 in Cantonese十二點五十五分 (sap6 ji6 dim2 ng5 sap6 ng5 fan1)

Other Time-Related Cantonese Words

time in Cantonese時間 (si4 gaan1)
date in Cantonese日期 (jat6 kei4)
day in Cantonese日 (jat6)
week in Cantonese星期 (sing1 kei4)
month in Cantonese月 (jyut6)
year in Cantonese年 (nin4)
spring in Cantonese春天 (ceon1 tin1)
summer in Cantonese夏天 (haa6 tin1)
autumn in Cantonese秋天 (cau1 tin1)
winter in Cantonese冬天 (dung1 tin1)
last year in Cantonese舊年 (gau6 nin2)
this year in Cantonese今年 (gam1 nin2)
next year in Cantonese出年 (ceot1 nin2)
last month in Cantonese上個月 (soeng6 go3 jyut6)
this month in Cantonese今個月 (gam1 go3 jyut6)
next month in Cantonese下個月 (haa6 go3 jyut6)

Cantonese Vocabulary Books

Learn Cantonese - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Cantonese - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Cantonese word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Cantonese words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.

Cantonese Vocabulary Book

This Cantonese vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

Cantonese Flashcards


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Printable Cantonese Flashcards

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