Cantonese | Elementary Lesson 3

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múihyaht

every day

múih

every

seuhngjau

morning (forenoon)

Hahjau

afternoon

# dím

# o'clock

séungtòhng

attend class; class begins

Tòhng

class

ngaanjau

noon; lunch

Fonghohk

get out of school

fāanhohk

go to school

Hohkhaauh

school

Jéunsìh

punctual

ṁhóu V

don't V

chìhdou

arrive late

chìh

late

dímgáai

why

yehmáahn

evening

bunyé / bunyeh

midnight

jóu

early

fangaau

sleep

ngaan

late (in the morning)

héisān

get up

Jī(dou)

know (information)

pìhngsìh

usually

Géi

short form of "geido"; several; more than

Géinoih/géinói

how long

Géisìh/géisí

when?

Jih

five minute period

Gwāt

quarter

daihyih

the second

daihyāt

the first

lohktòhng

class dismiss

jūngtàuh

hour

fānjūng

minute

làih

come

la/lo/laak

sentence final for change of status

meih

not yet

yahp

enter

yahplàih

come in

deuiṁjyuh

sorry

ṁhóuyisi

sorry; excuse me

dou

arrived

yāusīk

rest

Jauhlàih

soon

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