Fujianese Dictionary & Phrasebook (Fujianese-English/English-Fujianese)
Chen Xiao Chu
Hippocrene Books Inc.
320 pag. paperback 12 x 19 cm
Fujianese is used by more than 47 million native speakers, mainly in China and Taiwan. It has become one of the most common Chinese languages abroad, spoken widely in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, and the United States. Originating from the Fujian province on the southeastern coast of China, Fujianese (or Hokkien) is a part of the Min Nan family of Chinese dialects. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to south China with the tools they need to communicate in Fujianese and experience the region fully. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for daily use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication, from introducing yourself to finding a doctor.