Min Nan

Wiktionary
Min Nan edition of Wiktionary

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Min Nan Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nan

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin Chinese 閩南 / 闽南 (Mǐn Nán), "Southern Min" (i.e. south of the Min river in Fujian).

Proper nounEdit

Min Nan

  1. A group of local languages/dialects which can trace their origins to southern Fujian province, China. The most prominent dialects are Amoy (referred to as Taiwanese in Taiwan, and Hokkien in Southeast Asia), Teochew, and Qiongwen. It belongs to the Min dialect group of the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 16:46