See also: minnan, Minnan, and Mǐnnán
Wiktionary
Min Nan edition of Wiktionary

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

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Min Nan

  1. A group of local languages/dialects which can trace their origins to southern Fujian province, China. In common parlance, Southern Min usually refers to Hokkien, which includes Amoy dialect, Taiwanese Hokkien and other varieties in Southeast Asia, as well as Teochew. It belongs to the Min dialect group of the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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