Primarily English sites concerning the Taiwanese language and related Southern Min dialects known variously as Amoy, Hokkien, Hoklo, Holo, etc. As with other natural language categories, topics include but are not limited to grammar, phonology, lexicon, aspects of communications, and writing or romanization systems.
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Linguistic Nationalism: The Case of Southern Min
Discusses the links between Taiwanese politics and the Taiwanese language. [PDF]
The Min Dialect of Chaozhou and Comparative Chinese Grammar
A research project at Hong Kong University.
Modern Taiwanese Web of the Edutech Foundation
Promotional site for Taiwanese Modern Spelling System, a romanized writing system created in 1943. Features lessons, literary texts, language notes, and partial dictionaries.
The Outlook for Taiwanese Language Preservation
Paper examining the future of the Taiwanese language and its possible decline. [PDF]
Peh-oe-ji: Childish Writing?
An examination of attitudes among native speakers towards romanized Taiwanese. [PDF]
An English introduction to the Taiwanese language, with resources and news.
Writing Taiwanese: The Development of Modern Written Taiwanese
1999 paper giving an overview of written systems for Taiwanese, followed by a closer examination which favours the Modern Literal Taiwanese (MLT) system. [PDF]
Xiamen Missionary Romanization System
A concise description of the system (also known as Peh-oe-ji) and its relationship to the International Phonetic Alphabet.
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