Chinese, Min Nannan

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Alternate names
Banlamgi, Min Nan, Minnan, Southern Min, Min Nam, Taiwanese
Hainan, Hokkien, Teochew, Chao-Shan, Leizhou, Longdu, Mai, Quanzhou, Shantou, Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Zhenan Min, Teochiu, Hainanese (Chaochow, Fujian, Tiuchiu, Amoy, Changchew, Chaozhou, Chinchew, Choushan, Hainanese, Lei Hua, Li Hua, Qiongwen Hua, Swatow, Wenchang, Tiu Chiu, Fujianese, Fukienese, Teochow, Taechew, Fukien, Techu, Chaenzo, Sanso)
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Chinese [zho]
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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Chinese, Min Nan.

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Ethnologue entry for Min Nan Chinese - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Min Nan Chinese - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Min Nan Chinese - ISO 639-3 web page
MultiTree entry for Min Nan Chinese - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Min Nan Chinese - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Min Nan Chinese - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page


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