Hoisanese

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Etymology[edit]

Hoisan +‎ -ese. From Taishanese 台山 (hoi3 san1).

Proper noun[edit]

Hoisanese

  1. The Chinese dialect spoken in the greater Hoisan area of Guangdong Province, China; a dialect of Yue Chinese (Cantonese).

Noun[edit]

Hoisanese (uncountable)

  1. A person who speaks the dialect of Hoisanese.
  2. A person from the area; or descended from people of the area of greater Hoisan in Guangdong Province, China.

Adjective[edit]

Hoisanese (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the area of greater Hoisan of Guangdong Province, China; its people; their descendants; the main dialect of the region.

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