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by Pier
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Hi, Brother & Sisters,

sin-nî khoài-lo̍k!
hoan-gêng lī-khòng-it-ngó͘ nî!

Happy New Year!
Welcome Year 2015!

新年快樂!
歡迎2015年!
by Pier
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Hi,
Wishing Everyone in "The Hokkien (Minnan) language” Forum,

"Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2015.
聖誕節快樂! sèng-tàn-chiat khoài-lo̍k!
新年快樂! sin-nî khoài-lo̍k!"
by Pier
Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Wishing all readers/visitors of Prominent Minnan People thread and Minnan Language Forum “Keong Hi Huat Chai" in the coming Chinese Lunar New Year of Horse on 31 January 2014. Thank you. New Year 2014 Greeting in Hokkien 2014年新年閩南語祝賀 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyoJ1ASuva0 Chinese New Year S...
by Pier
Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 45 NAME, DESIGNATION: TONY TAN , PRESIDENT, Dr. Date Of Birth : 7 February 1940 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 陈庆炎, Chén Qìngyán POJ / HOKKIEN NAME: Tân Khèng-iām / Dr. Tony Tan Keng Yam ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Singapore CATEGORY: Politics - President DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : • Dr. ...
by Pier
Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 44: NAME, DESIGNATION: GU HONGMING or Ku Hung-ming DOB: 18th July 1857 born in Penang, Malaysia DOD: 30th April 1928 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 辜鴻銘 POJ / Hokkien NAME: Ku Hong-beng ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien from Xian’gan, Xindian, Puwei (翔安新店浦尾) (Tâng-oaⁿ-khu/同安区/ Tong’an). COUNTRY: Penang, Malaysi...
by Pier
Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: HO̍KLÓ, HO̍HLÓ, HŌLÓ
Replies: 73
Views: 81853

Re: HO̍KLÓ, HO̍HLÓ, HŌLÓ

Hi, I wish to share good news about the Fuzhou dialect (Min Dong) preservation in Fuzhou City for the public announcement. I think it is a positive trend in reversing the decline in public usage of Mindong dialect. I feel happy for Mindong native speakers and hope that both "Minnan and Mandarin...
by Pier
Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:30 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 43: NAME: KHAW BOON WAN Date Of Birth: 8 December 1952 born in Penang, Malaysia CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 许文远, Xǔ Wényuǎn POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: Khóo Bûn-uán ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Singapore CATEGORY: Politician, Minister DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: • Khaw Boon Wan is Minister fo...
by Pier
Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:39 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 42 : NAME : Dr. STEWART CHEN Date Of Birth : -- Born and raised in Manila, Philippines CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: - POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Ancestry is Minnan Hokkien from Xiamen COUNTRY: USA CATEGORY: Politician, Alameda City Council Seat DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : • Dr. Stewar...
by Pier
Thu Aug 01, 2013 5:15 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 41: NAME : Jody Jiang Hui Date Of Birth : 1st September1961 in Chiayi, Taiwan, CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 江蕙, Jiāng Huì POJ /HOKKIEN NAME: Kang Hūi ANCESTRY: Minnan Hoklo (Hokkien) COUNTRY: Taiwan CATEGORY: Singer, Songwriter, TV Host DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: • Jody Chiang or Jiang Hui is ...
by Pier
Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES Summary of the first block of 40 names : - NAME ----------------- - COUNTRY ---------------- - CATEGORY 1. Zheng Chenggong (Koxinga) - China, Taiwan, Japan - Military Commander 2. Zheng Zhilong (Nicholas Iquan Gaspard) - China - Military Commander, Sea Merchant...
by Pier
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:12 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 40: NAME : BETTY CHEW GEK CHENG Date Of Birth : 15th August 1964 born in Tengkera, Melaka, Malaysia CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 周玉清, Zhōu Yùqīng POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: Chiu Ge̍k-chheng ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Malacca State, Malaysia CATEGORY: Politician DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : ...
by Pier
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

8) 8) Number 39: NAME : LIM KIT SIANG Date Of Birth : 20th February 20, 1941 born in Batu Pahat, Johor State CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 林吉祥; Lín Jíxiáng POJ (HOKKIEN) NAME: Lîm Kiat-siông / Lim Kit Siang ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien: Ancestral village is in Zhangzhou, Fujian. COUNTRY: Malaysia CATEGORY: Polit...
by Pier
Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Beautiful Hokkien Songs
Replies: 18
Views: 34198

Re: Beautiful Hokkien Songs

謝銘祐 This singer-songwriter from Tainan, 謝銘祐 recently won the 2013 Golden Melody Award for the Best Male Singer under the Taiwanese (Hokkien) Language Song Category. An unexpected winner. This video is the story of his life hardship and financial problems he face yet he continue to strive to achieve...
by Pier
Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 276711

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 38: NAME : LIM GUAN ENG Date Of Birth : 8th December 1960; born in Batu Pahat, Johor State CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 林冠英, Lín Guānyīng POJ /HOKKIEN NAME: Lîm Kuan-ing; Lim Guan Eng ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien. Ancestral village is in Zhangzhou, Fujian. COUNTRY: Penang, Malaysia CATEGORY: Politics, C...
by Pier
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Political Rallies/Speeches in Hokkien
Replies: 10
Views: 12556

Re: Political Rallies/Speeches in Hokkien

hi, Interesting political speech in Hokkien. (interspersed with some Malay, ENglish and Mandarin words) Lim Guan Eng: Mega Political Rally in Penang Island in Hokkien Language Guan Eng is from Malacca and speak the Southern Variety of the Hokkien (similar to Pasang or Klang speech) but is fully unde...

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