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why singaporean ppl now do not speak taiwanese ??

Postby sxq156284 » Tue, 06 Feb 2007 12:25 am

i know most singapore chinese from fujian .the dialect is hokkien (taiwanese) .but why no ppl say it .

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Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 06 Feb 2007 5:55 am

The term "taiwanese" is only used to denote the language spoken by the people living in the island of Taiwan. In SG, it is called Hokkien. They are similar dialect with minute differences. Hokkein is very much alive in SG. I was raised in a household that speaks predominantly hokkien.

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Re: why singaporean ppl now do not speak taiwanese ??

Postby Bremen » Fri, 09 Feb 2007 4:10 pm

sxq156284 wrote:i know most singapore chinese from fujian .the dialect is hokkien (taiwanese) .but why no ppl say it .


I suggest you try going back to school, or do some research, before spouting nonsense on the board.
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