Languages of Malaysia: Yue Chinese, Malay Language, Malaysian English, English Language, Fuzhou Dialect, Javanese Language, Kensiu

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Cantonese, Malay Language, Manglish, Malaysian English, Fuzhou Dialect, Javanese Language, Malay Languages, Penang Hokkien, Malaysian English Vocabulary, Kristang Language, Bahasa Rojak, Southern Thai Language, Buginese Language, Tausug Language, Iban Language, Malaysian Mandarin, Minangkabau Language, Lun Bawang Language, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Cantonese, Malay Language, Manglish, Malaysian English, Fuzhou Dialect, Javanese Language, Malay Languages, Penang Hokkien, Malaysian English Vocabulary, Kristang Language, Bahasa Rojak, Southern Thai Language, Buginese Language, Tausug Language, Iban Language, Malaysian Mandarin, Minangkabau Language, Lun Bawang Language, Central Dusun Language, Coastal Kadazan Language, Ida'an Language, Semelai Language, Penang Sign Language, Melanau Language, Kiput Language, Temuan Language, Min Dong, Malaysian Sign Language, Jahaic Languages, Senoic Languages, Narom Language, Semelaic Languages, Aslian Languages, Semai Language, Selangor Sign Language, Kelabit Language, Manually Coded Malay, Aboriginal Malay Languages, Orang Seletar Language, Negeri Sembilan Malay Language, Orang Kanaq Language. Excerpt: Fuzhou dialect (, Foochow Romanized: ยท)), also known as Foochow dialect, Foochow, Foochowese, Fuzhounese, or Fuzhouhua, is considered the standard dialect of Min Dong, which is a branch of Min Chinese mainly spoken in the eastern part of Fujian Province. Native speakers also call it (), meaning the language spoken in everyday life. In Singapore and Malaysia, the language is known as Hokchiu, which is the Min Dong pronunciation of Fuzhou. Although traditionally called a dialect, Fuzhou dialect is actually a separate language according to linguistic standards, because it is not mutually intelligible with other Min languages, let alone other Chinese languages. Centered in Fuzhou City, Fuzhou dialect mainly covers eleven cities and counties, viz.: Fuzhou (), Pingnan (), Gutian (), Luoyuan (), Minqing (), Lianjiang (, Matsu included), Minhou (), Changle (), Yongtai (), Fuqing () and Pingtan (). Fuzhou dialect is also the second local language in northern and... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=2347345

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157606475
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/4/2010
  • Pages: 60
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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