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網球 (mong5 kau4)
badminton羽毛球 (jyu5 mou4 kau4)
golf哥爾夫球 (go1 ji6 fu1 kau4)
cycling單車 (daan1 ce1)
table tennis乒乓球 (bing1 bam1 kau4)
triathlon三項全能 (saam1 hong6 cyun4 nang4)
wrestling摔角 (seot1 gok3)
judo柔道 (jau4 dou6)
fencing劍擊 (gim3 gik1)
archery射箭 (se6 zin3)
boxing拳擊 (kyun4 gik1)
gymnastics體操 (tai2 cou1)
weightlifting舉重 (geoi2 cung5)
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Winter Sports in Cantonese

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

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

Team Sports in Cantonese

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

Sports in Cantonese

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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.
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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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