Cantonese Nouns

If you're trying to learn Cantonese Nouns you will find some useful resources including a course about Nouns and Words... 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 Nouns

Learning the Cantonese Nouns 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 Nouns is in the structure of the grammar in Cantonese.

Cantonese nouns are words used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or abstract ideas. Nouns are usually the most important part of vocabulary. Here are some examples:

English NounsCantonese Nouns
nouns名詞
my car我的車
green car綠色的車
three cars三輛車
car garage車房
outside the car車的外面

Notice the structure of the Nouns in Cantonese.

List of Nouns in Cantonese

Below is a list of the Nouns and Words in Cantonese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Cantonese vocabulary.

English NounsCantonese Nouns
arm手臂
back背脊
cheeks面頰
chest胸部
chin下巴
ear耳朵
elbow手肘
eye眼睛
face
finger手指
fingers手指
foot
hair頭髮
hand
head
heart
knee
leg
lip
mouth
neck
nose
shoulder膊頭
stomach
teeth
thigh大腿
throat口嚨
thumb姆指
toe腳趾
tongue
tooth

Nouns and Words have a very important role in Cantonese. Once you're done with the Yue Nouns, 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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