Parts of the Body in Hokkien

Discussions on the Hokkien (Minnan) language.
hong

Post by hong » Tue Feb 08, 2005 4:36 pm

elbow chhiu-au-khiau,chhiu-au-khu,chhiu-au-uan,chhiu-au-ten
hong

Post by hong » Tue Feb 08, 2005 4:49 pm

elbow chhiu-au-nng
lines of the hand chhiu-te-hun,chhiu-le
finger chhiiu-niau
muscle on arm ? chhiu-tu-a
hong

Post by hong » Tue Feb 08, 2005 5:05 pm

wrist chhiu-chat
knee kha-thau-u the bone of it kha-thau-kut , thui-ko-thau
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:19 am

another word for eyelids 目睅 bak-ham mandarin is 眼睑
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:56 am

above eyelid also called bak-chiah-phe
adam's apple is acalled au-cheng 喉锺
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:03 am

ankle kha-khu besides kha-bak.Also khha-tang-kut and lai-kha-bak-kut which are the inner bone of it
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:33 am

shin kha-phi-liam
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:46 am

above shin is also called shank in english
cancer of stomach is called keh-sit 膈食
ui is same with to
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:28 pm

tng-a-too and pak-lai both mean five viscera and six bowels in our body
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:35 pm

crus e-thui,kha-e-chat,kha-e-thui,kha-tang and sio-thui like mandarin
hong

Post by hong » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:44 pm

above shin can just called kha-liam or kha-tang
calf of the leg 脚腓 kha-au-too,kha-too
muscle on crus is called kha-too-bah,kha-too-jin,kha-too-kian
khat-too-kut for the bone of it
hong

Post by hong » Thu Feb 10, 2005 12:48 am

kidneystone,nephrolith io-chi-kiat-chioh
hong

Post by hong » Thu Feb 10, 2005 3:58 am

armpit can be reversed compare to that given by niu ---koh-khang-e and koh-e-khang
hong

Post by hong » Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:10 am

skin allergy khi-chhin-nah
gi-chi /ka-ki means those fake leg and hand made for those who lost their leg,etc.
ke-kha for leg
hong

Post by hong » Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:13 am

fattiness bah-nng
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