or Fu·jian·ese

[ foo-kye-neez or foo-jyah-neez; -nees ]
/ ˈfu kyɛˈniz or ˈfu dʒyɑˈniz; -ˈnis /


a group of Chinese dialects, including Amoy and Taiwanese, spoken in Fukien province in southeastern China as well as in Taiwan.

Compare Min.

Also called Southern Min.

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