Cantonese Corner

Cantonese Corner 59

The Cantonese Ambassador teaches us a few more idioms. Follow along with the lesson by listening to DIU Pod 59 (starting at the 38:47 mark).

六神無主 (luk6 san4 mou4 zyu2)
A person can’t think or make decisions. Literal translation: six spirits, no decision

半斤八兩 (bun3 gan1 baat3 loeng5)
Identical people.

一言九鼎 (jat1 jin4 gau2 ding2)
Words that have weight and are credible. Literal translation: One sentence, nine three-legged bronze vessel

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