Parts of the Body in Hokkien

Discussions on the Hokkien (Minnan) language.
Casey

Post by Casey »

Hong

Thanks for your advice. :)

hong

Post by hong »

more words for placenta 胎盘gin-(n)a-ui,jin-pau,pau-i,thai(the)-i,thai(the)-ui.I had read in Singapore there are doctors keep this for sale as protein

hong

Post by hong »

above should have a simple one 衣ui1
chui-phe 羊水 amniotic fluid.The dict gives also caul胎膜 but it seems doesn't fit in the zi -chui

hong

Post by hong »

milk tooth gin a khi,ni khi,leng khi
permanent teeth tua lang khi,chiann khi

hong

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alveolar ridge ge-chhng,khi-jin,chhui-khi-huann
gingiva khi-cho5,ge-cho

hong

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cheekbone 颧骨kue3kau7thau 过溝头
thyroid gland kah4cong3suann,am-kui-suann
goiter,goitre,struma tua-am-kui,tua-am-liu,sinn-am-liu

hong

Post by hong »

mo-sue-a 刘海 a fringe of banged hair cut short squarely across the forehead(for girl)
trichopore 毛孔 mo-kuinn-chi

hon

Post by hon »

above last one should add mng-kng,mng-kng-chi,mo-kng-khang,mo-kng

hong

Post by hong »

cham1-pe1 = female genital organ 女陰 .I think this word is more polite since so many people are using cibai for dirty word .It is a collective term for every part which is good for a doctor to use it .
penis =khoo-thenn/thinn,khiam-im are also unusual for penis.

Yeleixingfeng
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Re: Parts of the Body in Hokkien

Post by Yeleixingfeng »

Just to add. The intestines are called tng-a, 腸仔.

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