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Cantonese Short Lesson 10.2: ✎ Vocab: Household Items! ✎

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Why did the baker go to jail? He was caught beating an egg...

Today, we are going to learn about household items. From a toaster to bleach, here are some items in Cantonese we regularly use!

Item

toaster = 烤麵包機 (haau1 min6 baau1 gei1)

washing machine = 洗衣機 (sai2 ji1 gei1)

gloves = 手套 (sau2 tou3)

soap = 肥皂 (fei4 zou6)

stove = (lou4)

fridge = 冰箱 (bing1 soeng1)

toothpaste (and toothbrush) = 牙膏(和牙刷) (ngaa4 gou1 (wo4 ngaa4 caat3 ))

mirror = 鏡子 (geng3 zi2)

chair (and table) = 椅子(和桌子) (ji2 zi2 (wo4 coek3 zi2 ))

bleach = 漂白水 (piu1 baak6 seoi2)

Thank you for reading this. Queries are welcome!

1 year ago

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Great to see the Chinese characters, but how do we pronounce these words in Cantonese?

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I haven't had time to include the Jyutping this morning, sorry. Will do tonight...

EDIT: done

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https://www.duolingo.com/whukriede
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Great! Thanks for the easy read! :-)

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