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Noun1.Hakka - a member of a people of southeastern China (especially Hong Kong, Canton, and Taiwan) who migrated from the north in the 12th century
Chinese - a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
2.Hakka - a dialect of Chinese spoken in southeastern China by the Hakka
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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Brussels' Manneken-Pis, the little bronze statue of a urinating boy, was dressed in the traditional garments of Taiwan's Hakka people Wednesday as a way to promote Hakka culture, said Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
In Jamaica, the Hakka people are very proud of their ancestry, and the community is tight-knit, prosperous, Christian, quite morally upright.
Hakka Lifestyle" is a brand of restaurants that focus on the renaissance of the Hakka people by providing traditional Hakka cultural services and delicacies.
Because most Hakka people have traditionally lived in South China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, they have made up a significant part of the global Chinese diaspora.
Deep in the hills of Miaoli County, in northwestern Taiwan, a restaurant overlooking a tea field serves a fusion of the cuisine of the Hakka people, a minority ethnic group who migrated to Taiwan during the Ming dynasty, and Japanese and Taiwanese food.
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.
Our mission was to partner with the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan in their work among the Hakka people, a Han (Chinese) minority group.
The Competition Lantern Area contains a collection of works created by master craftsmen that exemplify local culture; this year, for the first time, there is a Hakka Romance section with displays that showcase the culture of Taiwan's Hakka people.
The Hakka people constitute about one fifth of the Taiwanese population of around 23 million (Hwang, 2012), and usually live in or near the hills in southern, northern, central, and eastern Taiwan.
Part cookbook, part memoir, the book celebrates the little-known cuisine of the Hakka people, who, after fleeing central China in the fourth century, traveled to southern China, many eventually migrating to places around the world including Peru, Australia, and California.
The same problem of an essentialized notion of culture seems to be at play when Carstens argues in Chapters 5 and 7 that Hakka cultural patterns enabled the Hakka people to retain more Chinese elements during their residence in Malaysia and other parts of Southeast Asia.