FUNNY CANTONESE SLANGS
Surprise your Canton friends today
HONG KONG SLANGS
It's even funnier in English
The slangs that only the very Hong Kong locals speak, presented in drawing with English translation. Lol.
Big mess = Big wok 大鑊
If you messed up big time you say "it's such a big wok..." in Cantonese
Too nosy = Thick toast 厚多士
In Cantonese we say you are a thick toast if you are being too nosy
Lookout = Watch the water 睇水
If you want people to lookout for you then you say "watch the water for me" in Cantonese
Sacked = Fire the squid 炒魷魚
"Have you ever got fire the squid?"
Threaten = Scare the ghost 嚇鬼
In Cantonese if someone ever trying to threaten you you'd fight back by saying "Are you scaring the ghost ?", it means they can't scare you at all
Two-faced = Two heads snake 兩頭蛇
"She is such a two heads snake!"
Dork = Kudzu 一碌葛
"you are one piece of kudzu!"
Intolerant = Monk 方丈
This saying was came from a famous movie, we describe a person a monk it means he/she is intolerant and easily gets angry
Drunk = Cat-ed 貓咗
"She is totally cat-ed, she only had two drinks!"
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