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阿山

ChineseEdit

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
mountain; hill
simp. and trad.
(阿山)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

阿山

  1. a familiar way of calling someone who's given name ends with

Etymology 2Edit

A slang term originally derived from the middle character of 唐山人. is used to describe a person in the familiar sense.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

阿山

  1. (Min Nan, Taiwan) mainlander(s)
  • ^ This episode takes place in 1949 as refugees from the Mainland are fleeing from Mao Zedong's forces to Taiwan.

Usage notesEdit

An old-fashioned term that was primarily used to describe non-Hoklo people from Mainland China, a large number of whom had emigrated to Taiwan after 1949. This term later came to be replaced by gōa-séng-lâng (外省人).

SynonymsEdit

Min Nan

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