a-soaⁿ

Min NanEdit

simpl. and trad.
阿山

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

a-soaⁿ (POJ, traditional and simplified 阿山)

  1. (Taiwanese Min Nan) mainlander(s)

Usage notesEdit

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

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Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:22