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Flashcards in Week 3 - Day 1 Deck (100):
1

ji

Easy

2

naan

Difficult

3

faai

Fast; Quick

4

maan

Slow

5

cau joeng

Ugly

6

mong

Busy

7

jau jan

Occupied

8

zeon bei hou

Ready

9

san

New

10

gau

Old

11

ceot meng

Famous

12

hoi sam

Happy

13

m hoi sam

Not happy

14

cam jat

Yesterday

15

soeng zau

Morning

16

haa zau

Afternoon

17

ngaai maan

Evening

18

ngo ge

My...

19

nei ge

Your... (informal)

20

bei ngo

For me

21

maai dou fei mei aa?

Have you bought tickets yet?

22

mei aa zong paai gan deoi

Not yet, still lining up.

23

zong jau gei noi

How long is the line up

24

m saai hou noi bun go zong dou

Not very long, about half an hour.

25

fei

ticket

26

paai deoi

to line up

27

noi

a long time

28

maai (mid rising)

to buy

29

maaih (low)

to sell

30

hei jyun

cinema

31

m saai

no need

32

zong jau

still to have

33

bin dou jau hei jyun?

Where is the movie theatre?

34

ngo seong jiu jat zeong fei

I'd like one ticket

35

zeong

measure word for ticket

36

m goi, paai deoi

Please line up

37

zong jau

still have (continuance state)

38

zong jau sap fan zong

There is still 10 mins left

39

zong jau loeng baak man

There is still $200

40

zong jau me sik?

What do you still have to eat?

41

nei soeng sik me song?

What do you want to eat? (lit. what dish do you want to eat?)

42

si daan laa

Whatever

43

gai joek deng ngau joek

Chicken or beef

44

mat dou dak laa

Anything is fine

45

soeng

to want

46

sik

to eat

47

song

dish (type of food dish)

48

si daan

whatever

49

ngau joek

beef

50

gai joek

chicken

51

jeong joek

lamb

52

deng

or

53

me song?

What dish?

54

ngo soeng sik ngau joek

I want to eat beef

55

ngo soeng sik gai joek

I want to eat chicken

56

mat dou

everything/anything

57

mat dou hou

Everything is good

58

mat dou dak laa

Everything is fine

59

ngo mat dou sik

I eat everything

60

keoi mat dou seong maai

He wants to buy everything

61

ngo mat dou m lei

I don't about anything

62

ngo mat dou m jiu

I don't want anything

63

sai seng di

Turn it down

64

me waa?

What did you say?

65

ngo waa

I said

66

teng m dou aa

I can't hear

67

din si sai seng di

Turn down the TV's volume

68

sai seng

low volume

69

daai seng

high volume

70

teng

to listen

71

waa

to say

72

din si

TV

73

sau jam gei

Radio

74

jam heong

Stereo

75

jam ngok

music

76

daai seng di

Turn it up

77

m goi, sai seng di.

Please, turn it down

78

m goi, daai seng di

Please, turn it up.

79

din si san man

Television news

80

M - P - Saam

MP3

81

m goi, jam ngok daai seng di.

Please, turn up the music

82

m goi, jam ngok sai seng di.

Excuse me, please turn down the music

83

teng m dou aa

I can't hear

84

verb + m dou (lit. can't achieve)

Verb compliment

85

taai m dou

Can't see

86

mo m dou

can't touch

87

sik m dou

Can't eat

88

ngo sik m dou lei go.

I can't it

89

ngo taai baau, ngo sik m dou.

I'm too full, I can't eat.

90

heoi m dou

I can't go (implies you want to go but can't)

91

maai ne go aa

Buy this one?

92

ngo seong jiu go go

I want that one

93

ne go hou gwo go go wo

This one is better than that one

94

ne go dou gwai gwo go go

This one is also more expensive

95

ne go

this one

96

go go

that one

97

maai

to buy

98

maaih

to sell

99

gwai

expensive

100

peng

cheap