"household names" (company names, etc.) in Hoklo-Hokkien!

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amhoanna
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"household names" (company names, etc.) in Hoklo-Hokkien!

Post by amhoanna » Fri May 06, 2011 12:50 pm

And they say Hoklo's no good for modern-day things...

Wordpress
印說 Ìnsoat

Facebook
面本 Bīnpún

Linkedin
龍陣 Lêngtīn
(Must use Coânciu "lêng".)

微星 Microstar Computers a.k.a. MSi
m̄-sī Tiānnáu

Add what U've got, por favor!
Ah-bin
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Re: "household names" (company names, etc.) in Hoklo-Hokkien

Post by Ah-bin » Fri May 06, 2011 5:36 pm

Haha...thanks for those Amhoanna!
Facebook
面本 Bīnpún
Penang Hokkien podcast beat you to this one though, they've been calling it Bīn-chhe•h 面冊 for years.

also they use:

鳥鳥 chiáu-chiáu = Twitter
汝江 lú-kang = Ustream
amhoanna
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Re: "household names" (company names, etc.) in Hoklo-Hokkien

Post by amhoanna » Sat May 07, 2011 5:00 am

Lúkang? Love it!
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Re: "household names" (company names, etc.) in Hoklo-Hokkien

Post by amhoanna » Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:00 pm

Another alternative for Twitter: Chīchā, as in "chīchā kiò". Courtesy of https://twitter.com/#!/Taiwanese.
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