asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 8 years ago

Goodbye in Cantonese?

I was at a Chinese restaurant, and one of the waiters waved and said something like "zoi kin" or "cho kin" while I was walking out. I couldn't really hear him, but I assumed it meant "goodbye" in Canto, so I replied with "Zai Jian" because he told me that he spoke both Mandarin & Canto.

Was my assumption correct? I hope I didn't look like a total idiot. D:

How do you say "goodbye" in Canto? Does it sound at least similar to what I thought he said?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Yes! You are correct! It is pronounced kind of like "joi kin" or "joi gin". Sorry, I don't know the "pin yin" for Cantonese, I only know how to speak it.

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  • Wilson
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    8 years ago

    you are correct. zoi kin or cho kin is the cantonese pronounciation of zai jian in mandarin

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Aloha

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    the simplest way ---> byebye

    swear that every cantonese will understang!

  • 8 years ago

    Its actually "comiat"

    Source(s): Cantonese Pro :D
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