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Words: Common phrases

  1. Greetings
  2. Condition
  3. Thanks
  4. Apology

Greetings

你好Né̲i.hóuHello
你哋好Né̲i.de̲i hóuHello (plural)
早晨Jóu.sà̲nGood morning
早安Jóu.ōnGood morning
晚上好Má̲an.se̲ung hóuGood evening
晚安Má̲an.ōnGood evening
早唞Jóu.táuGood night
再見Joi.ginGood bye / See you
拜拜Baai¹.baai 话Bye-bye
下次見Ha̲a.ji ginSee you soon
明天見Mì̲ng.tīn ginSee you tomorrow
好耐冇見Hóu no̲i mó̲u ginLong time not seen

Condition

你好嗎?Né̲i hóu ma?How are you?
點呀?Dím aa? 话How are you? / What's the matter?
好好Hóu hóuI am fine
麼麼地Mā⁴.mā² de̲i²Not bad

Thanks

唔該M̲̀.gōi Thank you (for a service)
多謝Dō.je̲Thank you (for a gift)
非常感謝Fēi.sè̲ung gám.je̲Thank you very much
唔使客氣M̲̀.sái haak.heiYou are welcome (Don't be polite)
唔使唔該M̲̀.sái m̲̀.gōi You are welcome (No need to thank)
唔使多謝M̲̀.sái dō.je̲You are welcome (No need to thank)

Apology

對唔住Deui.m̲̀.jyu̲Sorry / Excuse me
唔好意思M̲̀ hóu yi.sī 话Sorry
我好抱歉Ngó̲ hóu pó̲u.hipI am very sorry
冇問題Mó̲u ma̲n.tà̲iIt doesn't matter