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by Pier
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

NAME, DESIGNATION: Zhu Xi or Chu Hsi Date Of Birth (DOB): October 18, 1130 in Youxi, Fujian Province, China DOD: April 23, 1200 (aged 69), China CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 朱熹, Zhū Xī POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: China CATEGORY: Philosopher DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : • Zhu...
by Pier
Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 22: NAME : TAKESHI KENESHIRO ; Birth name: Kaneshiro Takeshi Date Of Birth : 11 October 1973 in Taipei, Taiwan CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 金城 武, Jīnchéng Wǔ ; (Japanese romaji): Kaneshiro Takeshi POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Okinawan Father with Taiwanese Hoklo/Hokkien Mother from Taiwan COU...
by Pier
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 21: NAME : LI ZHI Date Of Birth : 1527 born in Chìn-kang (Jinjiang), Chôan-chiu (Quanzhou), Fujian province . DOD: 1602 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 李贽 / Lǐ Zhì POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien from Chìn-kang (Jinjiang), Chôan-chiu (Quanzhou), Fujian, China COUNTRY: Chìn-kang (Jinj...
by Pier
Sun Jul 14, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 20: NAME, DESIGNATION: DR. KOH TSU KOON, TAN SRI Date Of Birth (DOB): 26 August 1949 in Penang CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 许子根, Xǔ Zǐgēn POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: Khó Chú-kun ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Penang State in Malaysia CATEGORY: Politician, Former-Chief Minister of Penang State DESCRIP...
by Pier
Sun Jul 14, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 19: NAME : CHOY SO-YUK, JP Date Of Birth : 10 October 1950 in Jinjiang, Fujian, China CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 蔡素玉 / Caì Sùyù POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien from Jinjiang, Fujian, China) COUNTRY: Hong Kong CATEGORY: Politician DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : Choy So-yuk, JP (蔡素...
by Pier
Sun Jul 14, 2013 3:49 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Beautiful Hokkien Songs
Replies: 18
Views: 56317

Re: Beautiful Hokkien Songs

Some nice Taiwanese song to share.
Very touching song to sing in KTV.


不曾說愛你 (Never said love you)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGVGLhPDjrk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef4upIDQ0eo


人生的歌 (Song of Life)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US2zpQbd46I
by Pier
Sun Jul 14, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

However, I will continue to use the term Hokkien and Minnan (Banlam) alternatively I guess it would be OK if you wrote "Banlam (Minnan)". Do you see the difference? Actually, I find the term "Minnan" kind of offensive in this context. CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 施至成, Shī Zhìchéng POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ) NAME: - ...
by Pier
Sun Jul 14, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 18: NAME : LUCIO TAN (or Dr. LUCIO C. TAN) Date Of Birth : July 17, 1934, in Jinjiang, Fujian CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 陈永栽, Chén Yǒngzāi POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien from Jinjiang (Chìn-kang), Fujian COUNTRY: Philippines CATEGORY: Businessman DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: • ...
by Pier
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 17: NAME, DESIGNATION: TUN DR. LIM KENG YAIK Date Of Birth (DOB): 8 April 1939 in Tapah, Perak, Malaysia DOD: 22 December 2012 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 林敬益, Lín Jìngyì POJ /HOKKIEN NAME: Lîm Kèng-iah / LIM KENG YAIK ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Malaysia CATEGORY: Politician DESCRIPTIONS & A...
by Pier
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 16: NAME, DESIGNATION: Tun Dato' Seri Dr. Lim Chong Eu Date Of Birth (DOB): 28 May 1919 in Penang DOD: 24 November 2010 in Penang CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 林苍祐, Lín Cāngyòu POJ (or HOKKIEN NAME): Dr. Lîm Chong Eu ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Penang State, Malaysia CATEGORY: Politician, Forme...
by Pier
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: 萌典
Replies: 4
Views: 14258

Re: 萌典

Hey amhoanna, thanks for sharing, you beat me there :lol: I found that one a short while ago, too, and I think I mentioned it to Ah-bin, but due to my thesis I didn't find the time to write a post. Anyways, although this dictionary is not a new compilation but rather a combination of existing dicti...
by Pier
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Beautiful Hokkien Songs
Replies: 18
Views: 56317

Re: Beautiful Hokkien Songs

Hi, Abun,
Thank you very much for the listed songs.
I listen to all the songs.
Beautiful & meaningful lyrics. Like it.
Note: I think the second song had the wrong link.
Hope you share more songs here.
I will be camping on this thread regularly :lol: for updates.
Kam-sia
by Pier
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 15: NAME : HENRY SY. SR. Date Of Birth : December 25, 1924 in Amoy, Fujian CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 施至成, Shī Zhìchéng POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien from Xiamen (Amoy) COUNTRY: Philippines CATEGORY: Businessman and Entrepreneur DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : • Businessman and E...
by Pier
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Beautiful Hokkien Songs
Replies: 18
Views: 56317

Re: Beautiful Hokkien Songs

hi, niuc, thank you for sharing all the songs. :lol: like it very much. I especially like this song. very touching. :) 伊是咱們的寶貝 : "i1 si7 lan2 e5 po2-pue7" (it is our treasure): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWNfwxOzauA&NR=1 Canadian girl (& Taiwanese guy?) singing Taiwanese Hokkien song, good perfo...
by Pier
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 399723

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 14: NAME: HSIEH SU-WEI (Miss) Date Of Birth (DOB): 04th January 1986 (age 27), Kaohsiung, Taiwan CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 謝淑薇, Xiè Shūwēi POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan (Taiwanese/Hokkien) from Kaohsiung, Taiwan COUNTRY: Taiwan (ROC) CATEGORY: Sports - Tennis DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEME...