Fukien

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Synonyms for Fukien

any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province

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Yun-Fat is the gun-slinging veteran Nick Chen who is having problems with a local gang, called the Fukienese Dragons, a violent band of young Chinese blokes who wreak havoc, then disappear.
This term possibly originates from some South China dialect like Fukienese, "Tiong Kok", or from "Trung Quoc" in Vietnamese, both of which mean "China".
In the San Gabriel Valley, an area heavily populated by Asian-Americans, the brokerage operates a multilingual center where the Chinese dialects of Mandarin, Cantonese, Fukienese, Shanghainese and Taiwanese are spoken.
Rite Aid's multilingual access program with Language Line Services has been well received by the New York community, with limited-English customers utilizing the telephone interpreters to discuss prescriptions with their local Rite Aid pharmacists in languages ranging from Spanish and Mandarin to Swahili and Fukienese.
To respond to the issue of language and communication barriers, both individual and group meetings were conducted in the mentees' preferred language (Mandarin, Cantonese, Fukienese, or English).