Hoisanese

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hoi San +‎ -ese, from the Hoisanese pronouncation for 台山 (Hoi San/Hoi-San/Hoi-san/Hoisan).

Proper noun[edit]

Hoisanese

  1. Chinese dialect spoken in the greater Hoi San 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 Hoi San in Guangdong Province, China

Adjective[edit]

Hoisanese (not comparable)

  1. pertaining to the area of greater Hoi San of Guangdong Province, China; its people; their descendants; the main dialect of the region

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