Rommanize name to Singapore Hokkien

Translation to and from Minnan
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indexsg
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Rommanize name to Singapore Hokkien

Post by indexsg »

Hi all,

Need your help to translate/romanize this to hokkien (singapore version)

周经雄
(zhou jing xiong)

Many thanks for your help

Ah-bin
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Re: Rommanize name to Singapore Hokkien

Post by Ah-bin »

It will sound like Chiu Keng Hiong, but I don't really know how S'poreans spell the sounds.

I'm guessing they would write Chew King Heong? Perhaps (I hope some of the others will be answer)

niuc
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Re: Rommanize name to Singapore Hokkien

Post by niuc »

Yes, usually it is spelled as Chew Keng/King Heong.

indexsg
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Re: Rommanize name to Singapore Hokkien

Post by indexsg »

:lol:

Many thanks for your help!!!

Really appreciate it

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