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by Pier
Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 398060

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 5: NAME/DESIGNATION: CORAZON AQUINO (Ex-President) DOB: January 25, 1933, Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines DOD: August 1, 2009, Makati, Metro Manila CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: - POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: Koǒ Lnǎsn̄g / Hěu Lǒsōng ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien (Chinese ancestors in Hongjian Village, located in...
by Pier
Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 398060

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 4: NAME/DESIGNATION: President Benigno S. Aquino III DOB: 8/02/60 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: - POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: Benigno Aquino 3-sè ( Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III ) ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien (Minnan ancestors in Hongjian Village, located in the township of Jiaomei, Longhai City, Zhang...
by Pier
Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 398060

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 3: NAME, DESIGNATION: GOH CHOK TONG DOB: 20/05/41 DOD: - CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: Wú Zuòdòng, 吴作栋 POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: Gô· Chok-tòng ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien (ancestry from Yongchun County, Fujian province, China) COUNTRY: Singapore CATEGORY: Politians, Former Prime Minister DESCRIPTIONS & AC...
by Pier
Sat Jul 06, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 398060

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 2: NAME: ZHENG ZHILONG (Nicholas Iquan Gaspard) DOB: 1604 DOD: 1667 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: Zhèng Zhīlóng; 鄭芝龍 POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien (Nan’an, Quanzhou, Fujian Province) COUNTRY: Fujian China & Taiwan CATEGORY: Military Commander, Merchant, Admiral, Pirates DESCRIPTI...
by Pier
Sat Jul 06, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 398060

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 1: NAME / DESIGNATION: ZHENG CHENGGONG (KOXINGA) DOB: 28th August 1624, Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan DOD: 23rd June 1662, Tainan, Taiwan CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: Koxinga or Zhèng Chénggōng, 鄭成功 POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: Kok-sèng-iâ / Kok-sìⁿ-iâ or Tēⁿ Sêng-kong ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien (ance...
by Pier
Sat Jul 06, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 398060

PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

TOPIC: Prominent Minnan (Bân-lâm 闽南) Peoples I am starting a new forum thread on this fascinating topic to share the inspiring & motivating material about successful Minnan (Bân-lâm 闽南) peoples from the past to present generations. Contributions and comments are welcome from the all member and read...
by Pier
Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Penang Hokkien lessons
Replies: 47
Views: 203105

Re: Penang Hokkien lessons

Hi, timothytye, read with interest the comments about using your own system of Penang Hokkien romanisation and ditching the internationally recognised POJ for Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan/Hoklo). as far as i knew, it is better to standardise the POJ romanisation rather than creating another writing sys...
by Pier
Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Anyone Know This Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 21584

Re: Anyone Know This Song?

hi, ahkiao, amhoanna, Sim L and other forum members/visitors, Reference: CODE: SELECT ALL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_hGuyzJ1yY This Singapore video clip with the song lyrics that was changed to make it like a song of advice to school children to study hard. :P The original song is 酒囯英雄 popular...
by Pier
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Anyone Know This Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 21584

Re: Anyone Know This Song?

Hi, ahkiao, I know that song, it is very famous Taiwanese Hokkien song. Very popular song at “kua tai(getai)” and KTV. Is an old song from 1980s’ but I forgot the title. WIll update to you when i found out the title and singer next time. I m glad You take keen interest to listen and learn Taiwanese ...
by Pier
Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:29 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Comparisons
Replies: 29
Views: 119379

Re: Comparisons

I found this while viewing the YouTube. Wish to share with other forum readers on comparison of the different dialects pronunciations for the same meaning. Actually, I found out that Teochew and Taiwanese Hokkien pronunciation sounds almost 95% the same. Chinese dialects: Comparison between Mandarin...
by Pier
Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Minnan relationship chart
Replies: 19
Views: 43841

Re: Minnan relationship chart

Xiamen, Zhangzhou and Quanzhou to realize urban integration in 10 yrs Updated: 15 May 2012 (Read more on South Fujian Golden Triangle - Xiazhangquan Metropolitan Area Urban Integration Xiazhangquan metropolitan area The “ South Fujian Golden Triangle” Xiamen, Zhangzhou and Quanzhou are expected to ...
by Pier
Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Minnan relationship chart
Replies: 19
Views: 43841

Re: Minnan relationship chart

Hi, Sim L & amhoanna and other Minnan brothers & sisters, Thank you for the recent comments and warm welcome. A) I have some interesting articles in regards to " Minnan(Hokkien) Culture & Heritage ". B) I have consolidate some inspiring informations regarding "Prominent Minnan Peoples" in the Minnan...
by Pier
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Funny Singaporean Hokkien vid
Replies: 5
Views: 16548

Re: Funny Singaporean Hokkien vid

Funny Malaysia Hokkien Learning Video by Astro Hua Hee Hokkien Channel,
to share for learning and laughing.

Hua Hee Hokkien Class - 欢喜学堂

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2TFKsA2waw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rDG2J6FiGk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NSCj2jTwfo
by Pier
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Minnan relationship chart
Replies: 19
Views: 43841

Re: Minnan relationship chart

Hi, Sim L, Another news articles (from Reuters ) to share with you about the growing important of Minnan's Language & Peoples by the Mainland China government in recent times. Minnan dialect or Hokkien is China's global Fujianese connections BEIJING (Reuters Life!) - China is hoping to make big mone...
by Pier
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Minnan relationship chart
Replies: 19
Views: 43841

Re: Minnan relationship chart

QUOTE "But, to what extent is it actually true? It was perhaps true in 1900, but a lot has happened since then. In particular, two really important shifts: 1) The centre of "Hokkien" (in the wider sense) cultural production has moved totally and overwhelmingly over to Taiwan. 2) Amoy (from some poin...