Cantonese/Lesson 8

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Introduce yourself to a stranger

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Spoken form Written form Pronunciation English
我叫 XYZ 我叫 XYZ ngo5 giu3 XXX

I am called XYZ.
我係 XYZ 我是 XYZ ngo5 hai6 XYZ

I am XYZ.
我個名叫王明 我的名字是王明 ngo5 go3 meng2 giu3 wong4 ming4 My name is Ming Wong.
我係個工程師 我是一個工程師 ngo5 hai6 go3 gung1 cing4 si1 I am an engineer.