Language:  Chinese, Min Nan

Population of Groups Speaking

51,492,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

33

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(33 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Cambodia 14,000
 Han Chinese, Hainanese China 3,731,000
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Malaysia 416,000
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Singapore 183,000
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200
 Han Chinese, Hokkien Malaysia 2,017,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Australia 18,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Brunei 12,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Canada 14,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Cambodia 147,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan China 22,943,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Japan 75,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan China, Hong Kong 85,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Indonesia 1,034,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan China, Macau 28,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan New Zealand 6,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Panama 1,300
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Philippines 1,192,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,193,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,504,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Taiwan 13,497,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan United States 91,000
 Han Chinese, Shaozhou China 678,000
 Han Chinese, Shaozhou France 6,500
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 600,000
 Han Chinese, Teochew Cambodia 185,000
 Han Chinese, Teochew Malaysia 1,064,000
 Han Chinese, Xunpu China 800
Kavalan, Kuwarawan Taiwan 1,400
 She China 669,000
Siraya Taiwan 3,000
Thao, Sau Taiwan 800
  Totals:  33     6
Secondary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Laos 67,000
Kanakanabu Taiwan 300
  Totals:  2     0

Language Alternate Names
Amoy
Banlamgi
Banlamgu
Banlamue
Chaenzo
Changchew
Chaochow
Chao-Shan (Chaozhou)
Chaozhou
Chinchew
Chinese, Hokkien Amoy
Choushan
Fujian
Fujianese
Fukien
Fukienese
Hainan
Hainan (Hainanese)
Hainanese
Hokkien (Amoy)
Hokkien (Fujian)
Lei Hua
Leizhou (Lei Hua)
Li Hua
Min Nam
Min Nan
Minnan
Qiongwen Hua
Quanzhou (Chinchew)
Sanso
Shantou (Swatow)
Southern Fujian
Southern Min
Swatow
Taechew
Taiwanese
Taiwanese (Amoy)
Techu
Teochew
Teochew (Chaochow)
Teochiu
Teochow
Tiu Chiu
Tiuchiu
Wenchang
Xiamen
Xiamen (Amoy)
Zhangzhou (Changchew)

Dialects
Amoy
Chaochow
Chao-Shan
Chaozhou
Chiu Chao
Datian
Fujian
Fukienese
Gandongbei
Hainan
Hainanese
Hokkien
Kienyang
Leizhou
Longdu
Mai
Qiong-Wen
Quan-Zhang
Quanzhou
Sankiang
Shantou
Taiwanese
Teochew
Teochiu
Zhangzhou
Zhedongnan
Zhenan Min

Dialect Alternate Names
Amoy
Chao Chow
Chaochow
Chao-shan
Chinese, Min Nan: Chao-Shan
Chinese, Min Nan: Fukienese
Chinese, Min Nan: Hainan
Chinese, Min Nan: Shantou
Chinese, Min Nan: Taiwanese
Chinese, Min Nan: Teochew
Chinese, Min Nan: Xiamen
Chinese: Kienyang
Chinese: Sankiang
Formosan
Fujianese
Fukien
Hailam
Hainan
Hainanesisch
Hokkian
Hokkien
Hylam
Lei Hua
Li Hua
Qiongwen Hua
Swatow
Taiwanese
Techu
Teochew
Teochow
Tiu Chiu
Tiuchiu
Wenchang
Xiamen


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1875-1916
New Testament 1896-1974
Complete Bible 1884-2001

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