Cantonese only characters.xlsx
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List of all the Cantonese only characters taken from Canto dict along with pronounciation in jyutping, meaning, number of strokes and a story to help remember the character
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No
Character
JyutpingMeaning Story
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4 Strokes
Frequency
Character
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1dit1 di1few; some; (plural possessive particle)4 strokes1
5
2mou5don't have2
6
3puk1 fu6fall forward; fall prostrate3
7
5 Strokes4
8
4gaat6cockroach5 strokes5
9
5ham6 kam2all; raid; cover; slap6
10
6pok3deal a blow on7
11
7zaat6cockroach8
12
6 Strokes9
13
8aa1final particle expressing consent and denial6 strokes10
14
9caa5cross out, paint, scribble11
15
10gui6tired; exhausted; weary12
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11kek6river bend13
17
7 Strokes14
18
12cyun1housing estate15
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13dam2to beat, smash, throw16
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14𢪎faak3to beat, to whip17
21
15kap1cover with a lid; stamp with a chop18
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16keoi5he; him; his; she; her; hers; it19
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17ngan1 an1skinny; puny; small; meagre20
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18pai1peel with knife21
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19taai1tyre; necktie22
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20wou1 gwok3onomatopoeia for the sound of a dog barking23
27
8 Strokes24
28
21bing2to beat25
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22dam2splash26
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23𠱂dat1put sth down; retort27
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24gam3so; -ly28
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25gat1stab; pierce; prick29
33
26𠰋jaau1left-handed30
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27joeng2unwrap; shake off31
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28𤜯kap6 gap6bite swiftly with a big mouthful32
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29ling4burnished; polished33
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30man1simmer; cook over slow fire34
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31naa2female, effeminate35
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32𣲷nap6sticky; sluggish36
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33pet6 paat6classifier for shapeless paste37
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34𠱁tam3to cajole; lure; sweet-talk38
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35zo2already39
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9 Strokes40
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36beng3[v] hide something away41
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37dei6 dei6*2somewhat; (plural/adverb suffix)42
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38𥄫gap6snooping; peeping; watching43
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39hang4rev; with tension; up to maximum44
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40hoeng2in; on; at; from45
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41hong2mouldy smell; dry (skin)46
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42kaat1card47
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43lin1 nin1beautiful girl; breast48
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44me1Cantonese question particle49
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45me1to carry on the shoulders50
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46si1furniture51
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10 Strokes52
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47ce1[exclamation] disapproving53
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48cok3coax; jolt; pull54
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49cung1river branch55
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50dau6listless56
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51𢭃dau6 dau3receive; hold up; touch57
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52dung6erect; set upright58
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53gat6limp59
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54gat6 ngat6limp; raise up; stand on tiptoe60
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55guk1pent-up; cocoa61
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56hong3bake/dry by fire62
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57𢬿kaai2sections or wedges (of a fruit)63
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58laang1 laang4 laang6sound of bell, firecracker, etc64
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59laat6row; line65
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60lam3 lam1collapse; sweet-talk66
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61𢃇lei5a sail67
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62li1 lei1(onomatopoeia)68
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63m4not; no69
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64𠱓ngai1 (ai1)to importune, beg, urge, implore70
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65tau2rest; catch one's breath71
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66tung2jab; stab;poke72
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67ung2push forward73
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11 Strokes74
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68𢯎aau1 ngaau1scratch75
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69baan6mud76
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70bung6classifier (measure word) for walls77
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71cing3carry; lift up78
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72coi1pah!79
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73deng3throw80
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74deng6place81
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75deoi2poke; pass; prop up; urge82
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76di1 dit1some; those; a few83
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77𠶧dim6smooth; successful84
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78din2toss and turn; roll85
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79fang4 fing6to beat; to swing86
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80gaai3to cut with a blade87
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81goe1 goe4Gurkha; satisfied, contented88
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82guk6heat up; sultry; be forced to89
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83gwaa3final particle expressing doubt90
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84𧊅gwaai2frog, toad91
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85kang3capable; highly-flavoured92
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86kei5 gei3stand up93
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87𠵇keu4peculiar, strange94
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88kwan1confused95
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89lai4 lei4variant of 嚟96
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90lam6stack up97
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