(pos:詞綴) <explanation> yue:加喺動詞後面，指無論幾多、做幾多次都好；通常後面跟「#都」同否定詞 eng:added after the main verb, no matter how much; no matter how many times; usually followed by 都 dou1 and a negation <eg> yue:啲飯多到我食極都食唔曬。 (di1 faan6 do1 dou3 ngo5 sik6 gik6 dou1 sik6 m4 saai3.) eng:There is still rice in this bowl, no matter how much I eat. <eg> yue:你咁蠢㗎，學極都唔識。 (nei5 gam3 ceon2 gaa3, hok6 gik6 dou1 m4 sik1.) eng:Why are you so dumb, no matter how much time you spent on learning it, you failed to get the gist. ---- <explanation> yue:後面帶出描述嘅最大極限，用嚟表達程度其實並唔高 eng:at most; added after a verb and followed by the limitation of the previous description, to express a sense of "really not that much" <eg> yue:功課多極至多咪三份？ (gung1 fo3 do1 gik6 zi3 do1 mai6 saam1 fan6?) eng:(You may say that) there's too much homework, but there could only be three at most, right? <eg> yue:你叻極都有限啦。 (nei5 lek1 gik6 dou1 jau5 haan6 laa1.) eng:(You may think) you are smart, but (I think) you aren't that smart.
(pos:副詞) <explanation> yue:表示最高程度；非常；極其 eng:extremely; exceedingly <eg> yue:極醜惡 (gik6 cau2 ok3) eng:extremely hideous <eg> yue:一星期返六日工真係極攰。 (jat1 sing1 kei4 faan1 luk6 jat6 gung1 zan1 hai6 gik6 gui6.) eng:Working six days a week is extremely tiring. <eg> yue:我哋行咗好耐，極肚餓。 (ngo5 dei6 haang4 zo2 hou2 noi6, gik6 tou5 ngo6.) eng:We walked for a long time. We are starving.