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  • proper n. Chinese dialect spoken in the greater Hoi San area of Guangdong Province, China; a dialect of Yue Chinese (Cantonese)
  • n. A person who speaks the dialect of Hoisanese
  • n. A person from the area; or descended from people of the area of greater Hoi San in Guangdong Province, China
  • adj. pertaining to the area of greater Hoi San of Guangdong Province, China; its people; their descendants; the main dialect of the region


Hoi San +‎ -ese, from the Hoisanese pronouncation for 台山 (Hoi San/Hoi-San/Hoi-san/Hoisan). (Wiktionary)


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