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Chinese in Indonesia: A Background Study
Title:
Chinese in Indonesia: A Background Study
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Online:
Yes
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Contributor:
Lim, Hermanto (author)
Mead, David (author)
Date:
2011
Publisher:
SIL International
Description:
In this document we discuss the fourteen major varieties of Chinese which are reported to be spoken in the country of Indonesia, giving particular attention to the five largest communities: Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka, Teochew, and Hainan. Additional sections discuss terms which have been used in the Indonesian context for referring to people of Chinese descent, overview of Chinese immigration into Indonesia over the previous centuries, and recent government policy toward Chinese languages and Chinese writing.
Content language:
English
Subject language:
Min Dong Chinese
Mandarin Chinese
Pu-Xian Chinese
Hakka Chinese
Min Bei Chinese
Min Nan Chinese
Wu Chinese
Yue Chinese
Language family:
Chinese
Sino-Tibetan
Country:
Indonesia
DCMI type:
Text
Other subject:
Language surveys
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Archive: SIL Language and Culture Archives
Online: Yes
Subject language: Hakka Chinese
Subject language: Mandarin Chinese
Subject language: Min Bei Chinese
Subject language: Min Dong Chinese
Subject language: Min Nan Chinese
Language family: Chinese
Language family: Sino-Tibetan
Geographic region: Asia
Country: Indonesia
DCMI type: Text
Content language: English
Date: 2000 and later
Date: 2010 - 2019
Contributor: Lim, Hermanto
Contributor: Mead, David
Publisher: SIL International
Title: Chinese in Indonesia: A Background Study
Other subject: Language surveys