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See also: hokkien
- A dialect subgroup of the Min Nan branch of the Chinese language which is mainly spoken in the south-eastern part of mainland China, Fujian, in Taiwan, by the Chinese minorities in Southeast Asia and by many overseas Chinese worldwide.
dialect of the Chinese language
Min Nan — see Min Nan
- Other branches of Min Nan (limited mutual intelligibility): Teochew (Chaoshan Division); Zhenan Min Division; Zhongshan Min Division; Qiongwen Division; Leizhou Min Division; Longyan Min Division