Cantonese | 廣東話

A Beautiful, Expresive, and Unique Language

Cantonese is an expressive language used commonly by chinese communities in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, southeastern China, Australia, Canada, and the United States. Written and spoken Cantonese has evolved over the last 2,000 years. Today it is becoming easier to use Cantonese on our devices.


Write, Listen, Speak, and Command in Cantonese

Handwrite

Traditional Chinese can be written using Cangjie, Strokes, or by pure Handwriting.

Type

Cantonese Romanizations such as Jyutping and Yale make it easier to type Cantonese by sound.

Listen

Cantonese text can be read out loud to us. Very helpful for learners and those on the go.

Dictate

Computers can hear what we say and write it down. Great if you have your hands full.

Voice Assistant

Assistants help set alarms, make calls, and find information for you with simple commands.


Cantonese Support

Cantonese and Bilingual support on devices is always improving.

iPhone & iPadiOS MacmacOS AndroidAndroid WindowsWindows
HandwriteYesYesYesYes
TypeUnofficialUnofficialYesUnofficial
Listen (TTS)YesYesYesYes
DictateYesYesYesYes
Voice AssistantYesYesNoNo
  Setup Setup Setup WIP **

* Features based on iOS 11, macOS Sierra 10.12, and Android 8.0

** For Windows instructions, please see:
Windows Chinese Language Packs (pinyinjoe, microsoft), and Cantonese Pinyin Input (cpime)