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light refreshments / pastry / dimsum (in Cantonese cooking) / dessert
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  *粤* | 粤* | *粤
Cantonese / short name for Guangdong 廣東|广东
Cantonese language
(coll.) awesome / stunning / electrifying / breathtaking / (originally Cantonese) / also pr. [jin4 bao4]
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  *佬* | 佬* | *佬
male / man (Cantonese)
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  *唔* | 唔* | *唔
oh (expression of agreement or surprise) / (Cantonese) not
hen / don't know (humorous slang mimicking Cantonese 唔知, Jyutping: m4 zi1)
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  *屌* | 屌* | *屌
penis / (slang) cool or extraordinary / (Cantonese) to fuck
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  *咩* | 咩* | *咩
the bleating of sheep / final particle which transforms statements into questions that indicate doubt or surprise (Cantonese)
(Cantonese) (coll.) good-for-nothing / loser
brisket (esp. Cantonese) / belly beef / spongy meat from cow's underside and neighboring ribs / erroneously translated as sirloin
silly talk or "mo lei tau" (Cantonese), genre of humor emerging from Hong Kong late in the 20th century
Cantonese cuisine
Cantonese language
(Cantonese) iron pipe (weapon)
milkshake (Note: is loaned from English "shake" via Cantonese , pr. sik1)
Guangdong pidgin (a mix of Standard Mandarin and Cantonese)
Cantonese (people)
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  *啫* | 啫* | *啫
particle used for interjection (Cantonese) / see also 啫哩
Hong Kong pidgin (a mix of Standard Mandarin and Cantonese)
Eve, the first woman (transcription used in Protestant versions of the Bible) (from Hebrew Ḥawwāh, probably via Cantonese 夏娃 {Haa6waa1})
to have tea and refreshments / to have dimsum lunch (Cantonese)
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  *噼* | 噼* | *噼
child's buttocks (esp. Cantonese) / (onom.) crack, slap, clap, clatter etc
downtown area / commercial district / (chiefly Cantonese) wet market, i.e. a marketplace selling fresh meat, fish and vegetables etc
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  *冇* | 冇* | *冇
to not have (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 沒有|没有
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  *乜* | 乜* | *乜
to squint / what? (Cantonese) / see also 乜嘢
pasta (abbr. for 意大利麵|意大利面) / (Tw) yi mein, a variety of Cantonese egg noodle
breaded and fried cutlet (loanword via Cantonese)
Cantonese opera
yi mein (or yee mee or yee-fu noodles etc), a variety of Cantonese egg noodle
"white ghost", derogatory term for caucasians (Cantonese)
(slang) (from Cantonese) to bow out after a long career / to pack it in / (of a gangster, prostitute etc) to get out of the game / (of a business) to cease to operate
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  *呔* | 呔* | *呔
tie / necktie / tire (Cantonese)
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  *嘅* | 嘅* | *嘅
possessive particle (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
siu mei / spit-roasted meat dish in Cantonese cuisine
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  *睇* | 睇* | *睇
to look down upon (classical) / to see / to look at (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
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  *咁* | 咁* | *咁
so (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 這樣|这样
Luxor, city in Egypt (Cantonese transliteration)
(Cantonese) to eat hot pot / hot pot
small sum of money / loose change / Cantonese equivalent of 零錢|零钱
barbecue (Cantonese style)
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  *啲* | 啲* | *啲
some / few / a little (Cantonese)
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  *咗* | 咗* | *咗
Cantonese particle equivalent to or 過|过
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  *嘢* | 嘢* | *嘢
thing / matter (Cantonese) / see also 乜嘢
arrogant / flashy / impressive (Cantonese)
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  *喺* | 喺* | *喺
to be at, in or on (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
Cantonese poached chicken, known as "white cut chicken"
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  *乸* | 乸* | *乸
feminine suffix (Cantonese) / postfix indicating feminine
Cantonese poached chicken, known as "white cut chicken"
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  *揾* | 揾* | *揾
to look for (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
to pay the bill (in a restaurant etc) (loanword from Cantonese) / (fig.) to bear responsibility
Jyutping, one of the many Cantonese romanization systems / abbr. of 粵語拼音|粤语拼音
Croceine croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea), a fish popular in Cantonese cooking
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  *腩* | 腩* | *腩
brisket / belly beef / spongy meat from cow's underside and neighboring ribs / see 牛腩 esp. Cantonese / erroneously translated as sirloin
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  *冧* | 冧* | *冧
(Cantonese) to topple / to collapse / to coax / flower bud
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  *炆* | 炆* | *炆
(Cantonese) to simmer / to cook over a slow fire
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  *孭* | 孭* | *孭
to carry on the back or shoulders (Cantonese)
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  *佢* | 佢* | *佢
(Cantonese) he, she, it
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  *啽* | 啽* | *啽
to speak (Cantonese)
ambulance (slang) (Cantonese)
foreigner (Cantonese) / Westerner
Montreal (chiefly used in Hong Kong and the Chinese community in Canada) (from Cantonese 滿地可|满地可 Mun5 dei6 ho2)
Cantonese sponge cake also known as mara cake
rooster / cock / (slang) (Cantonese) to visit a prostitute
Cantonese romanization / Jyutping, one of the many Cantonese romanization systems
drop dead! / go to hell! / fuck you! (Cantonese)
what? (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 什麼|什么
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  *脷* | 脷* | *脷
(cattle) tongue (Cantonese)
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
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  *瞓* | 瞓* | *瞓
to sleep (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
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  *啱* | 啱* | *啱
correct / suitable / to suit sb / just now (Cantonese)
to earn one's living (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 謀生|谋生
northerner, person from Northern China (Cantonese)
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  *篼* | 篼* | *篼
bamboo, rattan or wicker basket / sedan chair for mountain use (Cantonese)
home / family (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
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  *噏* | 噏* | *噏
to gossip / to babble (Cantonese)
lawsuit (from Cantonese)
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  *喥* | 喥* | *喥
used in location words (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 裡|里
good-looking (Cantonese)
(Internet slang) young lady (Cantonese-influenced alternative to 小姐姐)
(Cantonese cuisine) zhaliang, rice noodle rolls 腸粉|肠粉 stuffed with youtiao 油條|油条
(Cantonese) same as 紅包|红包
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  *攰* | 攰* | *攰
totally exhausted (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
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  *唞* | 唞* | *唞
to take a rest (Cantonese)
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  *嘥* | 嘥* | *嘥
to waste (Cantonese)
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  *軚* | 軚* | *軚
(Cantonese) steering wheel (car etc) / tire (car, bicycle etc)
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  *鰦* | 鰦* | *鰦
kind of black fish (archaic) / bad person (Cantonese slang)
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  *蔃* | 蔃* | *蔃
cigarette (slang) (Cantonese)
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  *埲* | 埲* | *埲
see 塕埲 / classifier for walls (Cantonese)
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  *乪* | 乪* | *乪
a bend in a river (Cantonese)
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  *腬* | 腬* | *腬
greasy (Cantonese)
(Cantonese) to stop talking / to shut up
cookie (loanword via Cantonese 曲奇 kuk1 kei4)
to miss an opportunity (Cantonese)
handbrake / game controller (Cantonese)
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  *撚* | 撚* | *撚
to play tricks on or toy with / delicate / exquisite (Cantonese)
alone and poor / humble / (Cantonese) miserly
a mortgage (loanword via Cantonese) / to buy property on a mortgage
xylitol (Cantonese) / see also 木糖醇

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