Cantonese Phrases You Can Use Immediately

Once you start learning a new language, you want to use it immediately. The Cantonese phrases listed below allow you to do exactly that. For even more phrases, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.
20 Easy Cantonese Phrases
Other Useful Phrases in Cantonese

20 Easy Cantonese Phrases

please in Cantonese唔該 (m4 goi1)
thank you in Cantonese多謝 (do1 ze6)
sorry in Cantonese對唔住 (deoi3 m4 zyu6)
I want this in Cantonese我要呢個 (ngo5 jiu3 ni1 go3)
I want more in Cantonese我要多啲 (ngo5 jiu3 do1 di1)
I know in Cantonese我知 (ngo5 zi1)
I don't know in Cantonese我唔知 (ngo5 m4 zi1)
Can you help me? in Cantonese你可唔可以幫我? (nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji5 bong1 ngo5)
I don't like this in Cantonese我唔鐘意呢個 (ngo5 m4 zung1 ji3 ni1 go3)
I like you in Cantonese我鐘意你 (ngo5 zung1 ji3 nei5)
I love you in Cantonese我愛你 (ngo5 oi3 nei5)
I miss you in Cantonese我掛住你 (ngo5 gwaa3 zyu6 nei5)
see you later in Cantonese等陣見 (dang2 zan6 gin3)
Come with me in Cantonese跟我來 (gan1 ngo5 lai4)
turn right in Cantonese右轉 (jau6 zyun3)
turn left in Cantonese左轉 (zo2 zyun3)
go straight in Cantonese一直行 (jat1 zik6 haang4)
What's your name? in Cantonese你叫咩名? (nei5 giu3 me1 meng2)
My name is David in Cantonese我叫David (ngo5 giu3 David)
I'm 22 years old in Cantonese我22歲 (ngo5 22 seoi3)

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Other Useful Phrases in Cantonese

hi in Cantonese哈佬 (haa1 lou2)
hello in Cantonese你好 (nei5 hou2)
bye bye in Cantonese拜拜 (baai3 baai3)
ok in Cantonese得 (dak1)
cheers in Cantonese乾杯 (gon1 bui1)
welcome in Cantonese歡迎 (fun1 jing4)
I agree in Cantonese我同意 (ngo5 tung4 ji3)
Where is the toilet? in Cantonese洗手間喺邊? (sai2 sau2 gaan1 hai2 bin1)
How are you? in Cantonese你點啊? (nei5 dim2 aa3)
I have a dog in Cantonese我有一條狗 (ngo5 jau5 jat1 tiu4 gau2)
I want to go to the cinema in Cantonese我想去睇戲 (ngo5 soeng2 heoi3 tai2 hei3)
You definitely have to come in Cantonese你一定要來 (nei5 jat1 ding6 jiu3 loi4)
This is quite expensive in Cantonese呢個真係相當貴 (ni1 go3 zan1 hai6 soeng1 dong1 gwai3)
This is my girlfriend Anna in Cantonese佢係我女朋友Anna (keoi5 hai6 ngo5 neoi5 pang4 jau5 Anna)
Let's go home in Cantonese我哋返屋企啦 (ngo5 dei6 faan1 uk1 kei5 laa1)
Silver is cheaper than gold in Cantonese銀比黃金平 (ngan2 bei2 wong4 gam1 ping4)
Gold is more expensive than silver in Cantonese黃金比銀貴 (wong4 gam1 bei2 ngan2 gwai3)

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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

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.

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Cantonese Flashcards Online

On our partner platform Flashcardo you can find Cantonese flashcards to practice online for free ordered by topics and frequency of use, similar to our two vocabulary books above.

Printable Cantonese Flashcards

With this downloadable product you get all Cantonese flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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