Fukien


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Synonyms for Fukien

any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province

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Memorial temples dedicated to him were erected in Foochu city, his home in Fukien, and where the destruction took place on the Pearl River in 1840, now the site of the Opium War Museum.
Los mayores desequilibrios coincidian con regiones de pobreza rural y escasez de tierras tales como el valle bajo del Yangzte y Amoy, en la provincia de Fukien.
The second basic category, ema malai, consisted of the ema mutin, the Europeans, and the ema cina, the Chinese (including Chinese Timorese), who were for the most part Hakka immigrants from Canton, Fukien, Kwantung, Hong Kong, and Macao.
Wang's patrilineal myth is about the migration of one Hakka--literally "guest people," the Chinese Gypsy--family from Fukien to Singapore and the return of a son, the author-narrator's father (evidently the modern playwright Wang Xiaoping [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1919-2003) when we compare Wang Anyi's story with Wang Xiaoping's biography), (1) to mainland China in pursuit of the centripetal forces in national salvation and communist revolution.
Developmentand Decline of Fukien Province in the 17th and 18th Centuries, Leiden, Brill, 1990, pp.
Oaxaca and Puebla in Mexico, for example, or Shanghai or Fukien in China.
46) On April 1, 1887, the couple arrived in Amoy, Fukien (Fujian) province, and set out to open a new mission station in the nearby city of "Chiang Chiu" (also known as Changchew, or Zhangzhou), thereby becoming, according to the LMS sources, the "first foreigners" in that locale.
There's a "recession special" on a Fukien Tea bonsai tree, marked down from $59.
Freedman, Maurice (1966), Chinese lineage and society: Fukien and Kwangtung, Nueva York, The Athlone Press.
Fukien tea Ehretia buxifolia Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides Ginkgo Gingko biloba Hokkaido elm Ulmus parvifolia 'Hokkaido' Japanese maple Acer palmatum Japanese Zelkova, Japanese Zelkova serrata Keaki tree Kurume azaleas Rhododendron hybrids (Rhododendron kaempferi, Rhododendron kiusianum and Rhododendron obtusum) Lantana Lantana camara Littleleaf boxwood Buxus microphylla 'Compacta,' 'Morris Midget' Little-leaf Cotoneaster Cotoneaster microphylla Norfolk Island pine Araucaria excelsa Olive Olea europa Satsuki azaleas Rhododendron indicum and Rhododendron simsii Serissa, yellow-rim Serissa foetida Singleseed hawthorn Craetagus monogyna Willow leaf fig, Mexicana fig Ficus nerifolia (Ficus salicifolia)
Chinese emigration there originated, as did the Chinese outflow in general, from Guangdong and Fukien provinces, but it began only after the middle of the nineteenth century, more than two centuries later than the movement to the Dutch East Indies and the Spanish Philippines.
Oolong: Originates in the Fukien province of China.
immigrants who came to the island with the KMT government after 1949, and their descendants), and the various Taiwanese ethnic groups such as Fukien, Hakka and other aboriginal groups have become features of Taiwan's political culture.
Fukien, Honan, Hopei, Hunan, Kwangsi, Kwangtung, Kweichow, Shantung, Szechwan and Yunnan; (d.
On one occasion, the Portuguese encountered the brother of the Feudatory Prince of Fukien, and it was not clear which party had precedence.