Dr. Cantonese: Western Loan Words in Cantonese (I) with video

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Hello, everybody, this is Dr. Cantonese speaking. There are quit a few interesting Western loan words in Hong Kong Cantonese. Let us look at some of them.(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7ECTcf3DMU)
si6dik1士的 means stick. dik1si6的士means taxi. baa1si6 巴士means bus.
si6do1士多means store. (Photo credit: unwire.hk) do1si6多士means toast. bo1si6波士 means boss.
For example, zaa1zyu6 zi1 si6dik1揸住支士的,heoi3 daap3 dik1si6去搭的士,daap3 jyun4 dik1si6搭完的士,daap3 baa1si6搭巴士,heoi3 dou3 si6do1去到士多,sik6 do1si6食多士,sik6jyun4 do1si6食完多士,zong6dou3 gau6 bo1si6撞到舊波士。
In other words, holding a stick, I go take a taxi. After taking the taxi, I take a bus. When I reach a store, I buy a toast. After eating the toast, I run into my former boss.
zaa1zyu6 zi1 si6dik1揸住支士的: zaa1zyu6 holding. si6dik1 stick. zi1 is a classifier for stick.
heoi3 daap3 dik1si6去搭的士: heoi3 go to. daap3 to take. dik1si6 taxi.
daap3 jyun4 dik1si6搭完的士: daap3 jyun4 after taking. dik1si6 taxi.
daap3 baa1si6搭巴士daap3 to take. baa1si6 bus.
heoi3 dou3 si6do1去到士多: heoi3dou3 after reaching. si6do1 store.
sik6 do1si6食多士: sik6 to eat. do1si6 toast.
sik6jyun4 do1si6食完多士: sik6jyun4 after eating. do1si6 toast.
zong6dou3 gau6 bo1si6撞到舊波士: zong6dou3 to bump into. gau6 means former or old. bo1si6 boss.
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