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Mega Explorer

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Top 10 Hong Kong Places Cantonese Phrases for Foreigners

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Mong Kok

Mong Kok
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1) How is Mong Kok (旺角) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Wong6 gok3
(旺角)

Kowloon Tong

Kowloon Tong
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2) How is Kowloon Tong (九龍塘) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Gau2 lung4 tong4
(九龍塘)

Sham Shui Po

Sham Shui Po
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3) How is Sham Shui Po (深水埗) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Sam1 seoi2 bou2
(深水埗)

Tsim Sha Tsui

Tsim Sha Tsui
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4) How is Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Zim1 saa1 zeoi2
(尖沙咀)

Sai Kung

Sai Kung
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5) How is Sai Kung (西貢) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Sai1 gung3
(西貢)

Central

Central
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6) How is Central (中環) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Zung1 waan4
(中環)

Cheung Chau

Cheung Chau
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7) How is Cheung Chau (長洲) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Coeng4 zau1
(長洲)

Causeway Bay

Causeway Bay
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8) What is Causeway Bay (銅鑼灣) called in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Tung4 lo4 waan4
(銅鑼灣)

Wan Chai

Wanchai
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9) How is Wan Chai (灣仔) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Waan1 Zai2
(灣仔)

Tsuen Wan

Tsuen Wan
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10) How is Tsuen Wan (荃灣) pronounced in Cantonese? Click below for pronunciation.

Cyun4 waan1
(荃灣)