Parts of the Body in Hokkien

Discussions on the Hokkien (Minnan) language.
Casey

Post by Casey » Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:22 am

Hong

Thanks for your advice. :)
hong

Post by hong » Tue Feb 22, 2005 12:22 pm

more words for placenta 胎盘gin-(n)a-ui,jin-pau,pau-i,thai(the)-i,thai(the)-ui.I had read in Singapore there are doctors keep this for sale as protein
hong

Post by hong » Tue Feb 22, 2005 12:35 pm

above should have a simple one 衣ui1
chui-phe 羊水 amniotic fluid.The dict gives also caul胎膜 but it seems doesn't fit in the zi -chui
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:12 am

milk tooth gin a khi,ni khi,leng khi
permanent teeth tua lang khi,chiann khi
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:28 am

alveolar ridge ge-chhng,khi-jin,chhui-khi-huann
gingiva khi-cho5,ge-cho
hong

Post by hong » Sat Feb 26, 2005 5:07 am

cheekbone 颧骨kue3kau7thau 过溝头
thyroid gland kah4cong3suann,am-kui-suann
goiter,goitre,struma tua-am-kui,tua-am-liu,sinn-am-liu
hong

Post by hong » Tue Mar 01, 2005 12:40 pm

mo-sue-a 刘海 a fringe of banged hair cut short squarely across the forehead(for girl)
trichopore 毛孔 mo-kuinn-chi
hon

Post by hon » Tue Mar 01, 2005 12:43 pm

above last one should add mng-kng,mng-kng-chi,mo-kng-khang,mo-kng
hong

Post by hong » Sat Mar 12, 2005 8:47 am

cham1-pe1 = female genital organ 女陰 .I think this word is more polite since so many people are using cibai for dirty word .It is a collective term for every part which is good for a doctor to use it .
penis =khoo-thenn/thinn,khiam-im are also unusual for penis.
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Re: Parts of the Body in Hokkien

Post by Yeleixingfeng » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:31 pm

Just to add. The intestines are called tng-a, 腸仔.
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