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A·moy 1

See Xiamen1.

A·moy 2

 (ä-moi′, ə-moi′)
The variety of Chinese spoken in and around the city of Xiamen in Fujian province in southeast China. Also called Xiamen.

[After Amoy (Xiamen).]


1. (Placename) a port in SE China, in Fujian province on Amoy Island, at the mouth of the Jiulong River opposite Taiwan: one of the first treaty ports opened to European trade (1842). Pop: 746 000 (2005 est). Modern Chinese name: Xiamen
2. (Languages) the dialect of Chinese spoken in Amoy, Taiwan, and elsewhere: a Min dialect



also Hsiamen

1. an island near the Chinese mainland in the Taiwan Strait.
2. a seaport on this island. 507,390.
Also called Amoy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Amoy - any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien provinceAmoy - any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
Chinese - any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
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She was just trying to impress upon her mind that Amoy was two hundred and eighty miles from Hong Kong, when Fun came scuffling back, bearing what she thought was a small sword, till he unfurled an immense fan, and presented it with a string of Chinese compliments, the meaning of which would have amused her even more than the sound, if she could have understood it.
It was found in the banks of the Amoy River in southern China and is remarkable in having every characteristic of the carbuncle, save that it is blue in shade instead of ruby red.
Bukod sa marami nga tayo natatanggap na reklamo, nakita ko rin mismo yung bigas na hindi talaga maganda, may amoy at durog kaya paiimbestigahan natin baka may mga nagkasabwatan ditto," Halili said yesterday.
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Contractor address : 111 Amoy Street,04-00,+65,Singapore,Singapore,Singapore,Sg.
It was known to the Europeans as the treaty port " Amoy " which China opened after losing the First Opium War.
Most first studied in Leiden, then in Amoy (Xiamen), he says, and were finally appointed in the Netherland Indies, where they were cast into the depths and soon discovered that the position that had been trained for was not as well-defined as they had been led to expect.
Hesitant at first, Panganiban told him 'Kasi ang baho, amoy yosi na 'yung mukha ko, eh.
The UK's Pasta and Noodles market is dominated by international players such as Amoy and Heinz
Telstars' introduction of Amoy Clarke at goal shooter had an immediate impact with three quick goals in the third period, but the hosts reacted well nd extended their lead 42-22.
Amoy Diagnostics' Circulating DNA kit for purification of DNA from pleural effusion, serum, or plasma is an upgraded version of their Serum/Plasma Cell-free DNA kit.
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