Cantonese Questions

If you're trying to learn Cantonese Questions you will find some useful resources including a course about Questions and interrogative expressions... 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 Questions

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

Cantonese questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsCantonese Questions
Questions問題
how?如何
what?什麼
who?
why?為何
where?何處

Notice the structure of the Questions in Cantonese.

List of Questions in Cantonese

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

English QuestionsCantonese Questions
where is he?他在哪裏?
what is this?這是什麼?
why are you sad?為什麼你會傷心?
how do you want to pay?你想如何付款?
can I come?我可以來嗎?
is he sleeping?他在睡覺嗎?
do you know me?你認識我嗎?
do you have my book?你拿了我的書嗎?
how big is it?它有多大?
can I help you?我可以幫你嗎?
can you help me?你可以幫我嗎?
do you speak English?你說英語嗎?
how far is this?這裏有多遠?
what time is it?現在是什麼時間?
how much is this?這值多少錢?
what is your name?你叫什麼名字?
where do you live?你住在哪裏?

Questions and interrogative expressions have a very important role in Cantonese. Once you're done with the Yue Questions, 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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