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Noun1.Fukkianese - any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien provinceFukkianese - 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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The building, constructed in 1895 as a warehouse across Singapore River, was once at the heart of underground activities, liquor distilleries, and Chinese and Fujianese secret societies.
So, for example, Chincheo becomes the Fujianese city of Zhangzhou, but as Borschberg explains in the glossary the reference could be to Quanzhou, the Amoy (Xiamen) coast or bay, Fujian more generally, or one of the rivers emptying into the bay.
From the landing of the Amelle in Nova Scotia in 1987 to the 599 Fujianese refugees who arrived in 1999, and the 492 Sri Lankan Tamils aboard the MV Sun Sea in 2010, media coverage has delegitimized the appeals of migrants who arrive by water.
Agents represent many cultures and collectively speak languages that include Arabic, Greek, Italian, Mandarin, Croatian, Taiwanese, Korean, Farsi, Hindi, Indian, Punjabi, Spanish, German, Russian, Georgian and Fujianese.
Sowell describes the experiences of Jews in the early 20th century garment industry, Cuban immigrants who arrived here with nothing, and Fujianese Chinese who worked long hours washing dishes, clearing tables, and cleaning hotel rooms.
Kenneth Guest (2003) portrays the physical settings, religious institutions, and psychological voyage of new undocumented Fujianese workers beside the Manhattan Bridge in the late 1990s.
This theme was further developed in a public letter Lin Shu sent to the Fujianese educational community, (1) an item that, unfortunately, is not collected here.
Born in China, she is fluent in Mandarin and Fujianese.
19) There are reams of publications on the Fujianese diaspora, spanning business, academia, and the military, and even testimony before the U.
Evelyn Hu DeHart, "The Fujianese Community of Spanish Manila," ISSCO, June 2011, Hong Kong.
All have only basic knowledge of English, and use Mandarin, Cantonese, and Fujianese at both work and home.
It was settled by Fujianese, then Hakka people from mainland China before being discovered by the Portuguese in the 16th century, colonised by the Dutch in the 17th century, followed by the Spanish and then, between 1895 and 1945, the Japanese," he adds.