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Xiamen vs. Amoy — What's the Difference?

Xiamen vs. Amoy — What's the Difference?

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Xiamen

Xiamen (UK: sh(y)ah-MEN, US: -⁠MUN; simplified Chinese: 厦门; traditional Chinese: 廈門; pinyin: Xiàmén), also known as Amoy (, from Hokkien pronunciation Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ēe-muî / Ē-mn̂g Taiwanese pronunciation: [e˨˩ mŋ̍˨˦]), is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait. It is divided into six districts: Huli, Siming, Jimei, Tong'an, Haicang, and Xiang'an.
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Amoy

The variety of Chinese spoken in and around the city of Xiamen in Fujian province in southeast China. Also called Xiamen.
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Xiamen

See Amoy2.
Aug 07, 2022

Amoy

Any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
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