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by foshelan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: Language exchange
Topic: Looking for someone who speaks mandarin
Replies: 3
Views: 16384

Hi, I'm a Chinese student who is studying in France, and my study is on Linguistics, I'm very interested in all languages, and will be very motivated to exchange some experience with some other friends.
by foshelan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Tone Sandhi
Replies: 32
Views: 57925

Well, some of the linguists now oppose strongly that Taiwanese Min Nan contains 8 tones as traditionally considered, I don't know how it is now.
by foshelan
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: Hakka dialects
Topic: Shenme shi Kejiahua? Kejiaren laizi nali?
Replies: 14
Views: 90515

Could anybody tell me about the relationship between the Hakka languages and the Yue languages?
by foshelan
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Taiwanese i,y or u?
Replies: 6
Views: 14652

Well, the so-called "Taiwanese" is based on the geography, in Taiwan, people will speak several kinds of languages, not only the Min Nan series languages, is that right?
So I said it's "more than"one.

In fact it's just my own opinion, I don't think many will agree, XiXi :)
by foshelan
Mon Feb 12, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Taiwanese i,y or u?
Replies: 6
Views: 14652

Nice to meet you, guys

Well I'm a newbie here, and I have just chosen as my essay's topic the taiwanese Min. I think everbody calls as "Taiwanese" or "Taiwanese language" because of the geographic categorizations, not a respecting view INSIDE of it. I think the so-called "Taiwanese" is but mainly represented by the Taiwan...