Absolute Beginner

2.1 You, I, He & She

“You”, in Cantonese, is 你 nei5, to say “I”, it is 我 ngo5. “He” or “she” is 佢 keoi5.

I You He / She
我 ngo5

你 nei5

佢 keoi5


Different from other languages, learning Cantonese pronouns is very straightforward. In spoken Cantonese, it is gender-neutral. You will only use the word 佢 keoi5.