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Cantonese Short Lesson 10.4: ¦¦ Vocab: Clothing! ¦¦

Welcome! Tonight you will learn some words to do with clothing, and hopefully some verbs as well!

Types of clothing

trousers = (fu3)

scarf = 頸巾 (geng2 gan1)

gloves = 手套 (sau2 tou3)

underwear = 內衣 (noi6 ji1)

T-shirt = T卹 (T seot1)

hat = (mou6)

shoe(s) = (haai4)

coat = 外套 (ngoi6 tou3)

socks = (mat6)

Verbs for description

wear = 穿 (cyun1)

tie (as in `to tie laces' ) = (bong2)

buckle (only for (seat)belts) = (kau3)

Thank you for reading this. Question are, as always, more than welcome!

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March 2, 2017

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How do you pronounce the words?

March 2, 2017

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The pronunciations are given in brackets next to the Cantonese translations. There are many resources on Google that you can use if you are a little struggling with the numbers (dialects).

March 2, 2017
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