Penang Hokkien-English Dictionary
with an English-Penang Hokkien Glossary
Tan Siew Imm
One of Malaysia's academic linguists with an established international reputation applies her skills to the language of her birth place, Penang Hokkien, a patois developed by Chinese settlers from Fujian in China. With over 12,000 entries, this is most comprehensive dictionary of the language published to date. Tan adopts a modified version of the Carstairs Douglas system of orthography to represent what is basically an oral language. The main dictionary is supplemented by an English-Penang Hokkien glossary which refers back to the main dictionary. 526 pages.
Weight: 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Sunway Education Group, Subang Jaya, Malaysia, 2016 .First edition. ISBN:9789671369715
Condition: New. Paperback