[ foo-kye-neez, -nees ]

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

  • Also called South·ern Min [suhth-ern min] /ˈsʌð ərn ˈmɪn/ .
  • Also Fu·jian·ese [foo-jyah-neez, -nees] /ˈfu dʒyɑˈniz, -ˈnis/ .

Words Nearby Fukienese

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