Amoy Hokkien

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List Of Streets In George Town, Penang - List of Street Names
... name Official Malay name Etymology Traditional Malay name Hokkien name Hokkien etymology Aboo Sittee Lane Lorong Abu Siti After Aboo Sittee @ Mamak Pushi, who founded the Malay ... A-kùi-ke Ah Quee street Amoy Lane Lorong Amoy After the Hokkien city of Amoy Anson Road Jalan Anson After Major-General Sir Archibald Anson, Lieutenant-Governor of Penang (1867–1882) Argus ...
Taiwanese Hokkien - History and Formation - Relationship Between Amoy and Taiwanese
... Siraya people as well as Dutch colonial rule, the Hokkien dialects started to deviate from the original Hokkien spoken in mainland China ... the soldiers he brought to Taiwan came from Quanzhou, Taiwan had once held Quanzhou Hokkien as its prestige dialect during that time ... especially the migration of Hakka people from Guangdong province, which led Hokkien to become a prestige language in Taiwan ...
Standard Hokkien
... After the Opium War in 1842, Xiamen (Amoy) became one of the major treaty ports to be opened for trade with the outside world ... developed to become the political, economical and cultural center of the Hokkien-speaking region in China ... This caused Amoy dialect to gradually become the "Prestige Standard Hokkien", thus replacing the position of dialect variants from Quanzhou and Zhangzhou ...