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CHINSES

GWONG DUNG WA
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Cantonese is a TONAL LANGUAGE
There are around 7 tones in Cantonese:
sì - “think” - high falling
sí - “history” - high rising
si - “try” - mid level
s! - “poem” - high level
sìh - “time” - low falling
síh - “market” - low rising
sih - “matter/business/affair” - low level
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Some common
phrases...
Hello - léih hóu
How are you?
formal - léih hóu
ma?
colloquial - (léih)
dím a?
I’m good
hóu / géi hóu
Goodbye
joi gin
hah chih gin
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How to introduce yourself
My name is ...
ngóh giu jouh ....
I am 15 / 16 years old
ngóh saph ngh / lukh seoi
I am from England
ngóh hái y!ng gwok làih
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CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
Dím gái? Néih yáuh móuh hóu d# c!n zoek a?
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
Dím gái? Néih yáuh móuh hóu d# c!n zoek a?
B: No. Because I want to hang you up.
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
Dím gái? Néih yáuh móuh hóu d# c!n zoek a?
B: No. Because I want to hang you up.
Mh haih. Y"n waih ngóh yiu gw"a zyuh néih.
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
Dím gái? Néih yáuh móuh hóu d# c!n zoek a?
B: No. Because I want to hang you up.
Mh haih. Y"n waih ngóh yiu gw"a zyuh néih.
(hang you up sounds like I miss you)
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
Dím gái? Néih yáuh móuh hóu d# c!n zoek a?
B: No. Because I want to hang you up.
Mh haih. Y"n waih ngóh yiu gw"a zyuh néih.
(hang you up sounds like I miss you)
G: I want to hang myself.
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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1: The Hanger
B: I need some new hangers.
ngóh yiu y"t d! s"n y! gaa
G: Why? Do you have lots of clothes?
Dím gái? Néih yáuh móuh hóu d# c!n zoek a?
B: No. Because I want to hang you up.
Mh haih. Y"n waih ngóh yiu gw"a zyuh néih.
(hang you up sounds like I miss you)
G: I want to hang myself.
Ngóh yiu jih géi gáau séi ngoh.
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B: Miss, may I search you?
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
G: Why?
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
G: Why?
Dím gái a?
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
G: Why?
Dím gái a?
B: I saw you pick up my heart.
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
G: Why?
Dím gái a?
B: I saw you pick up my heart.
Ngóh gin douh néih j"p jó ngóh ge
s"m.
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
G: Why?
Dím gái a?
B: I saw you pick up my heart.
Ngóh gin douh néih j"p jó ngóh ge
s"m.
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
G: Hàahm s"p
lóu! Mh hóu dihm
ngóh! Hàngh h#i
laa!
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B: Miss, may I search you?
Síu jé, ngóh séung sau háh néih ge s"n
a?
G: Why?
Dím gái a?
B: I saw you pick up my heart.
Ngóh gin douh néih j"p jó ngóh ge
s"m.
CANTONESE CHAT UP LINES
G: Hàahm s"p
lóu! Mh hóu dihm
ngóh! Hàngh h#i
laa!
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Waa! Néih hóu sok a!
Wow! You’re really hot!
Néih deui ngáahng hóu leng!
You’re eyes are really beautiful.
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THE END.
Thanks for listening...
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