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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *㗎* | 㗎* | *㗎
sentence-final particle, contraction of "嘅呀" (Cantonese) / see also
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *㗂* | 㗂* | *㗂
variant of / tight-lipped / to examine / to watch / to scour (esp. Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *粤* | 粤* | *粤
Cantonese / short name for Guangdong 廣東|广东
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *屌* | 屌* | *屌
penis / (slang) cool or extraordinary / (Cantonese) to fuck
Cantonese language
light refreshments / pastry / dimsum (in Cantonese cooking) / dessert
HSK 5
Cantonese cuisine
silly talk or "mo lei tau" (Cantonese), genre of humor emerging from Hong Kong late in the 20th century
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *佬* | 佬* | *佬
male / man (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *咩* | 咩* | *咩
the bleating of sheep / final particle which transforms statements into questions that indicate doubt or surprise (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *唔* | 唔* | *唔
oh (expression of agreement or surprise) / (Cantonese) not
(Cantonese) (coll.) good-for-nothing / loser
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *啫* | 啫* | *啫
particle used for interjection (Cantonese) / see also 啫哩
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *噼* | 噼* | *噼
child's buttocks (esp. Cantonese) / see 噼啪|劈啪, (onom.) for crack, slap, clap, clatter etc
Eve (in Protestant versions of the Bible) (from Hebrew Ḥawwāh, probably via Cantonese 夏娃 {Haa6waa1})
Cantonese language
barbecue (Cantonese style)
brisket (esp. Cantonese) / belly beef / spongy meat from cow's underside and neighboring ribs / erroneously translated as sirloin
to have tea and refreshments / to have dimsum lunch (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *睇* | 睇* | *睇
to look down upon (classical) / to see / to look at (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *嘢* | 嘢* | *嘢
thing / matter (Cantonese) / see also 乜嘢
Cantonese opera
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *冇* | 冇* | *冇
to not have (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 沒有|没有
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *乜* | 乜* | *乜
to squint / what? (Cantonese) / see also 乜嘢
Cantonese (people)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *啲* | 啲* | *啲
some / few / a little (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *咁* | 咁* | *咁
so (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 這樣|这样
to pay the bill (in a restaurant etc) (loanword from Cantonese) / (fig.) to bear responsibility
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *嘅* | 嘅* | *嘅
possessive particle (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *呔* | 呔* | *呔
tie / necktie / tire (Cantonese)
Croceine croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea), a fish popular in Cantonese cooking
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *咗* | 咗* | *咗
Cantonese particle equivalent to or 過|过
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *佢* | 佢* | *佢
he (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *冧* | 冧* | *冧
(Cantonese) to topple / to collapse / to coax / flower bud
Cantonese poached chicken, known as "white cut chicken"
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *炆* | 炆* | *炆
(Cantonese) to simmer / to cook over a slow fire
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *嗰* | 嗰* | *嗰
that (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
Cantonese poached chicken, known as "white cut chicken"
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *腩* | 腩* | *腩
brisket / belly beef / spongy meat from cow's underside and neighboring ribs / see 牛腩 esp. Cantonese / erroneously translated as sirloin
foreigner (Cantonese) / Westerner
siu mei / spit-roasted meat dish in Cantonese cuisine
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *揾* | 揾* | *揾
to look for (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *喺* | 喺* | *喺
to be at, in or on (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
Jyutping, one of the many Cantonese romanization systems / abbr. of 粵語拼音|粤语拼音
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *脷* | 脷* | *脷
(cattle) tongue (Cantonese)
ambulance (slang) (Cantonese)
rooster / cock / (slang) (Cantonese) to visit a prostitute
Luxor, city in Egypt (Cantonese transliteration)
Cantonese romanization / Jyutping, one of the many Cantonese romanization systems
small sum of money / loose change / Cantonese equivalent of 零錢|零钱
lawsuit (from Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *啱* | 啱* | *啱
correct / suitable / to suit sb / just now (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *乸* | 乸* | *乸
feminine suffix (Cantonese) / postfix indicating feminine
drop dead! / go to hell! / fuck you! (Cantonese)
what? (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 什麼|什么
(Cantonese) to eat hot pot / hot pot
"white ghost", derogatory term for caucasians (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *篼* | 篼* | *篼
bamboo, rattan or wicker basket / sedan chair for mountain use (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *餸* | 餸* | *餸
side dish / groceries (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *喥* | 喥* | *喥
used in location words (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 裡|里
good-looking (Cantonese)
to earn one's living (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 謀生|谋生
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *噏* | 噏* | *噏
to gossip / to babble (Cantonese)
arrogant / flashy / impressive (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *瞓* | 瞓* | *瞓
to sleep (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
Cantonese sponge cake also known as mara cake
(Cantonese) to stop talking / to shut up
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *攰* | 攰* | *攰
totally exhausted (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *嘥* | 嘥* | *嘥
to waste (Cantonese)
yi mein (or yee mee or yee-fu noodles etc), a variety of Cantonese egg noodle
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *埲* | 埲* | *埲
see 塕埲 / classifier for walls (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *唞* | 唞* | *唞
to take a rest (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *孭* | 孭* | *孭
to carry on the back or shoulders (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *蔃* | 蔃* | *蔃
cigarette (slang) (Cantonese)
(Cantonese cuisine) zhaliang, rice noodle rolls 腸粉|肠粉 stuffed with youtiao 油條|油条
home / family (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *啽* | 啽* | *啽
to speak (Cantonese)
northerner, person from Northern China (Cantonese)
(Cantonese) same as 紅包|红包
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *腬* | 腬* | *腬
greasy (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *乪* | 乪* | *乪
a bend in a river (Cantonese)
crazy / insane (Cantonese)
to miss an opportunity (Cantonese)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鰦* | 鰦* | *鰦
kind of black fish (archaic) / bad person (Cantonese slang)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *撚* | 撚* | *撚
to play tricks on or toy with / delicate / exquisite (Cantonese)
handbrake / game controller (Cantonese)
alone and poor / humble / (Cantonese) miserly
unattractive (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 不好看
eggplant (Cantonese)
sleepy (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 睏|困
to sleep (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 睡覺|睡觉
xylitol (Cantonese) / see also 木糖醇
talkative person (Cantonese)
to heal the breach (Cantonese)
to buy groceries (Cantonese)
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
prisoner (Cantonese)
Caucasian woman (Cantonese)
dishes (of food) (Cantonese)

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