Cantonese Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Cantonese Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and 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 Vocabulary

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

Cantonese vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyCantonese Vocabulary
Vocabulary生詞
Countries國家
Australia澳洲
Cambodia柬甫寨
Canada加拿大
China中國
Egypt埃及
England英國
France法國
Germany徳國
Greece希臘
India印度
Indonesia印尼
Italy意大利
Japan日本
Mexico墨西哥
Morocco摩洛哥
Peru秘魯
Spain西班牙
Thailand泰國
USA美國
Languages語言
Arabic阿拉伯語
Chinese中文
English英文
French法文
German徳文
Greek希臘語
Hebrew希伯來語
Hindi印度語
Italian意大利文
Japanese日文
Korean韓國文
Latin拉丁文
Russian俄語
Spanish西班牙文
Urdu烏都語
Days日子
Monday星期一
Tuesday星期二
Wednesday星期三
Thursday星期四
Friday星期五
Saturday星期六
Sunday星期日
time時間
hour小時
minute分鐘
second

List of Vocabulary in Cantonese

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

English VocabularyCantonese Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colors顏色
black黑色
blue藍色
brown啡色
gray灰色
green綠色
orange橙色
purple紫色
red紅色
white白色
yellow黃色
sizes大小
big
deep
long
narrow
short
small
tall
thick
thin
wide
tastes味道
bitter苦味
fresh新鮮
salty咸味
sour酸味
spicy辣味
sweet甜味
qualities質素
bad
clean淸潔
dark
difficult
dirty骯髒
dry
easy容易
empty
expensive
fast
foreign外來
full滿
good
hard
heavy
inexpensive便宜
light
local本地
new
noisy嘈吵
old
powerful強力
quiet
correct正確
slow
soft
very更加
weak
wet
wrong
young年青
food食物
almonds杏仁
bread麵包
breakfast早餐
butter牛油
candy糖果
cheese芝士
chicken
cumin小茴香
dessert甜品
dinner晚餐
fish
fruit生果
ice cream雪糕
lamb羊肉
lemon檸檬
lunch午餐
meal
meat
oven焗爐
pepper胡椒
plants植物
pork豬肉
salad沙律
salt
sandwich三文治
sausage
soup
sugar
supper晚餐
turkey火雞
apple蘋果
banana香蕉
oranges
peaches
peanut花生
pears
pineapple菠蘿
grapes提子
strawberries士多啤梨
vegetables蔬菜
carrot紅蘿蔔
corn粟米
cucumber青瓜
garlic
lettuce生菜
olives橄欖
onions洋葱
peppers胡椒
potatoes薯仔
pumpkin南瓜
beans
tomatoes蕃茄
alligator短吻鱷
alligators短吻鱷
bear
bears
bird
birds
bull公牛
bulls公牛
cat
cats
cow
cows
deer鹿
many deer很多鹿
dog
dogs
donkey
donkeys
eagle
eagles
elephant
elephants
giraffe長頸鹿
giraffes長頸鹿
goat
goats
horse
horses
lion獅子
lions獅子
monkey子
monkeys子
mouse老鼠
mice老鼠
rabbit
rabbits
snake
snakes
tiger老虎
tigers老虎
wolf
wolves
objects物件
bathroom浴室
bed臥室
bedroom睡房
ceiling天花
chair椅子
clothes衣服
coat外套
cup
desk
dress
floor地板
fork
furniture傢俬
glass玻璃杯
hat
house
ink
jacket外套
kitchen廚房
knife
lamp
letter
map地圖
newspaper報紙
notebook記事簿
pants
paper
pen
pencil鉛筆
pharmacy藥房
picture圖片
plate
refrigerator雪櫃
restaurant餐廳
roof屋頂
room房間
rug小地毯
scissors剪刀
shampoo洗髮水
shirt恤衫
shoes
soap肥皀
socks襪子
spoon
table
toilet廁所
toothbrush牙刷
toothpaste牙膏
towel毛巾
umbrella雨傘
underwear內衣
wall
wallet銀包
window
telephone電話
this這個
that那個
these這些
those那些
Questions問題
how?如何
what?什麼
who?
why?為何
where?何處
different objects不同的物件
art藝術
bank銀行
beach沙灘
book書本
by bicycle踏單車
by bus乘巴士
by car乘車
by train乘火車
cafe咖啡室
country國家
desert沙漠
dictionary字典
earth地球
flowers花朵
football足球
forest森林
game遊戲
garden花園
geography地理
history歴史
house房子
island
lake
library圖書館
math數學
moon月亮
mountain
movies電影
music音樂
ocean海洋
office寫字樓
on foot走路
player球員
river河流
science科學
sea海洋
sky天空
soccer足球
stars
supermarket超級市場
swimming pool游泳池
theater劇院
tree樹木
weather天氣
bad weather壞天氣
cloudy密雲
cold
cool
foggy有霧
hot
nice weather好天氣
pouring下大雨
rain下雨
raining正在下雨
snow下雪
snowing正在下雪
ice
sunny天晴
windy有風
spring春天
summer夏天
autumn秋天
winter冬天
people
aunt伯母;嬸母;姑母;姨母;舅母
baby嬰兒
brother兄弟
cousin表兄弟姐妹, 堂兄弟姐妹
daughter女兒
dentist牙醫
doctor醫生
father父親
grandfather祖父, 外祖父
grandmother祖母, 外祖母
husband丈夫
mother媽媽
nephew姪兒, 外甥
niece姪女, 外甥女
nurse護士
policeman警察
postman郵差
professor教授
son兒子
teacher老師
uncle伯父;叔父;姑父;姨丈;舅父
wife妻子

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