Southern Min

noun

Definition of Southern Min

  1. :  the group of Chinese dialects spoken in southeastern Fujian province and the far eastern end of Guangdong province (in particular the cities of Xiamen and Shantou) and comprising also the heritage language of many Chinese speakers in Taiwan, Hainan, and diaspora communities in Southeast Asia

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1958

First Known Use of southern min

1958


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