Hokkien Dialect

Some articles on hokkien, dialect, hokkien dialect:

Standard Hokkien
... 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 ... is still being regarded as the representative Standard Hokkien dialect ...
Kopi Tiam - Example of Typical Kopitiam Beverage Terms - Explanation of Kopitiam Terms
... sugar 'c' = with evaporated milk teh = tea tiao hee or tiao her = Hokkien dialect for ‘fishing’ Reference to dipping up and down of tea bag ... tut kiu = Hokkien dialect for ‘kicking a ball’, as retro Milo tins often feature a soccer player kicking a ball on their labels ... 'siew dai' = Hokkien dialect for ‘less sweet’, referring to more less sweetner ...

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    The eyes of men converse as much as their tongues, with the advantage that the ocular dialect needs no dictionary, but is understood all the world over.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)