Cantonese Adverbs

If you're trying to learn Cantonese Adverbs you will find some useful resources including a course about Adverbs of time place manner and frequency... to help you with your Cantonese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Cantonese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Cantonese Adverbs

Learning the Cantonese Adverbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Cantonese language. But first we need to know what the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the grammar in Cantonese.

Cantonese adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsCantonese Adverbs
adverbs狀態詞
I read a book sometimes我有時會看書
I will never smoke我從不吸煙
are you alone?你是一個人嗎?

Notice the structure of the Adverbs in Cantonese.

List of Adverbs in Cantonese

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Cantonese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Cantonese vocabulary.

English AdverbsCantonese Adverbs
adverbs of time時間的狀態詞
yesterday昨天
today今天
tomorrow明天
now現在
then那時候
later遲些
tonight今晚
right now立即
last night昨晚
this morning今天早上
next week下星期
already已經
recently最近
lately最近
soon很快
immediately立即
still仍然
yet仍未
ago已經
adverbs of place地方的狀態詞
here這裏
there那裏
over there在那裏
everywhere周圍
anywhere任何地方
nowhere任何地方都不
home
away離開
out外面
adverbs of manner儀態的狀態詞
very
quite相當
pretty漂亮
really真的
fast
well
hard
quickly
slowly
carefully小心
hardly幾乎不
barely幾乎不
mostly大部分
almost幾乎
absolutely一定
together一齊
alone獨自
adverbs of frequency頻率的狀態詞
always經常
frequently頻密
usually通常
sometimes有時
occasionally間中
seldom不常
rarely很少
never永不

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Cantonese. Once you're done with the Yue Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Cantonese lessons here: Learn Cantonese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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