Sports in Cantonese

Sports is a great topic for conversation. The below list of sport names in Cantonese helps you to get familiar with Olympic and other sports in Cantonese. For even more Cantonese vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.

Summer Sports in Cantonese

tennis in Cantonese網球 (mong5 kau4)
badminton in Cantonese羽毛球 (jyu5 mou4 kau4)
golf in Cantonese哥爾夫球 (go1 ji6 fu1 kau4)
cycling in Cantonese單車 (daan1 ce4)
table tennis in Cantonese乒乓球 (bing1 bam1 kau4)
triathlon in Cantonese三項全能 (saam1 hong6 cyun4 nang4)
wrestling in Cantonese摔角 (seot1 gok3)
judo in Cantonese柔道 (jau4 dou6)
fencing in Cantonese劍擊 (gim3 gik1)
archery in Cantonese射箭 (se6 zin3)
boxing in Cantonese拳擊 (kyun4 gik1)
gymnastics in Cantonese體操 (tai2 cou1)
weightlifting in Cantonese舉重 (geoi2 cung5)

Winter Sports in Cantonese

skiing in Cantonese滑雪 (waat6 syut3)
snowboarding in Cantonese單板滑雪 (daan1 baan2 waat6 syut3)
ice skating in Cantonese滑冰 (waat6 bing1)
ice hockey in Cantonese冰球 (bing1 kau4)
biathlon in Cantonese冬季兩項 (dung1 gwai3 loeng5 hong6)
luge in Cantonese無舵雪橇 (mou4 to4 syut3 hiu1)
ski jumping in Cantonese跳台滑雪 (tiu3 toi4 waat6 syut3)

Water Sports in Cantonese

swimming in Cantonese游水 (jau4 seoi2)
water polo in Cantonese水球 (seoi2 kau4)
surfing in Cantonese衝浪 (cung1 long6)
rowing in Cantonese賽艇 (coi3 teng5)
windsurfing in Cantonese滑浪風帆 (waat6 long6 fung1 faan4)
sailing in Cantonese帆船 (faan4 syun4)

Team Sports in Cantonese

football in Cantonese足球 (zuk1 kau4)
basketball in Cantonese籃球 (laam4 kau4)
volleyball in Cantonese排球 (paai4 kau4)
cricket in Cantonese板球 (baan2 kau4)
baseball in Cantonese棒球 (paang5 kau4)
rugby in Cantonese欖球 (laam5 kau4)
handball in Cantonese手球 (sau2 kau4)
field hockey in Cantonese曲棍球 (kuk1 gwan3 kau4)
beach volleyball in Cantonese沙灘排球 (saa1 taan1 paai4 kau4)
Australian football in Cantonese澳式足球 (ou3 sik1 zuk1 kau4)
American football in Cantonese美式足球 (mei5 sik1 zuk1 kau4)

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


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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