Nature & Weather in Cantonese

Many activities rely on the weather. To understand the local Cantonese weather report, we have put together a list of Cantonese weather and nature vocabularies for you. For even more Cantonese vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.

Weather in Cantonese

rain in Cantonese雨 (jyu5)
snow in Cantonese雪 (syut3)
ice in Cantonese冰 (bing1)
wind in Cantonese風 (fung1)
storm in Cantonese風暴 (fung1 bou6)
cloud in Cantonese雲 (wan4)
thunderstorm in Cantonese雷雨 (leoi4 jyu5)
sunshine in Cantonese陽光 (joeng4 gwong1)
hurricane in Cantonese颶風 (geoi6 fung1)
typhoon in Cantonese颱風 (toi4 fung1)
temperature in Cantonese溫度 (wan1 dou6)
fog in Cantonese霧 (mou6)
flood in Cantonese洪水 (hung4 seoi2)
tornado in Cantonese龍捲風 (lung4 gyun2 fung1)

Elements in Cantonese

fire in Cantonese火 (fo2)
water in Cantonese水 (seoi2)
soil in Cantonese土壤 (tou2 joeng6)
ash in Cantonese灰燼 (fui1 zeon6)
sand in Cantonese砂 (saa1)
coal in Cantonese煤 (mui4)
diamond in Cantonese鑽石 (zyun3 sek6)
lava in Cantonese熔岩 (jung4 ngaam4)
granite in Cantonese花崗岩 (faa1 gong1 ngaam4)
clay in Cantonese粘土 (nim1 tou2)

Plants in Cantonese

flower in Cantonese花 (faa1)
grass in Cantonese草 (cou2)
stalk in Cantonese莖 (ging3)
blossom in Cantonese開花 (hoi1 faa1)
seed in Cantonese種子 (zung2 zi2)
tree in Cantonese樹 (syu6)
trunk in Cantonese樹幹 (syu6 gon3)
root in Cantonese根 (gan1)
leaf in Cantonese葉 (jip6)
branch in Cantonese枝 (zi1)

Earth in Cantonese

equator in Cantonese赤道 (cek3 dou6)
sea in Cantonese海 (hoi2)
island in Cantonese島 (dou2)
mountain in Cantonese山 (saan1)
river in Cantonese河 (ho4)
forest in Cantonese森林 (sam1 lam4)
desert in Cantonese沙漠 (saa1 mok6)
lake in Cantonese湖 (wu4)
volcano in Cantonese火山 (fo2 saan1)
cave in Cantonese洞穴 (dung6 jyut6)
pole in Cantonese極 (gik6)
ocean in Cantonese海洋 (hoi2 joeng4)

Universe in Cantonese

planet in Cantonese行星 (hang4 sing1)
star in Cantonese星 (sing1)
sun in Cantonese太陽 (taai3 joeng4)
earth in Cantonese地球 (dei6 kau4)
moon in Cantonese月光 (jyut6 gwong1)
Mercury in Cantonese水星 (seoi2 sing1)
Venus in Cantonese金星 (gam1 sing1)
Mars in Cantonese火星 (fo2 sing1)
Jupiter in Cantonese木星 (muk6 sing1)
Saturn in Cantonese土星 (tou2 sing1)
Neptune in Cantonese海王星 (hoi2 wong4 sing1)
Uranus in Cantonese天王星 (tin1 wong4 sing1)
Pluto in Cantonese冥王星 (ming4 wong4 sing1)
asteroid in Cantonese小行星 (siu2 hang4 sing1)
galaxy in Cantonese星系 (sing1 hai6)

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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