Soothren Min

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Southern Min
Min Nan
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Koa-a beuks, Min Nan written in Cheenese characters
Native tae Cheenae, Taiwan, Malaysie, Indonesie, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan an ither auries o Soothren Min an Hoklo settlement
Region Southern Fujian province; the Chaozhou-Shantou (Chaoshan) aurie an Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province; extreme sooth o Zhejiang province; much o Hainan province(if Hainanese or Qiong Wen is includit); an maist o Taiwan.
Native speakers
47 million (2007)[1]
Dialects
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
None (Legislative bills hae been proposed for Taiwanese Hokkien tae be ane o the 'naitional leids' in Taiwan); ane o the statutory leids for public transport annooncements in Taiwan [1]
Regulatit bi None (The Republic o Cheenae Meenistry o Eddication an some NGOs are influential in Taiwan)
Leid codes
ISO 639-3 nan
Glottolog minn1241[2]
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Distribution o Soothren Min.
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Soothren Min, or Min Nan (simplifeed Cheenese: 闽南语; traditeeonal Cheenese: 閩南語; pinyin: Mǐnnán Yǔ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bân-lâm-gí/Bân-lâm-gú; leeterally: "Soothren Fujian leid"), is a branch o Min Cheenese spoken in certain pairts o Cheenae includin soothren Fujian, eastren Guangdong, Hainan, an soothren Zhejiang, an in Taiwan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mikael Parkvall, "Världens 100 största språk 2007" (The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007), in Nationalencyklopedin
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Min Nan Chinese". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.