a-soaⁿ

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Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Etymology[edit]

A slang term originally derived from the middle character of 唐山人. is used to describe a person in the familiar sense.

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a-soaⁿ (POJ, traditional and simplified 阿山)

  1. (Taiwanese Min Nan) mainlander(s)

Usage notes[edit]

An old-fashioned term that was primarily used to describe non-Hoklo people from Mainland China, a large number of whom had emigrated to Taiwan after 1949. This term later came to be replaced by gōa-séng-lâng (外省人).

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