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18 Dining Room and Kitchen Vocabularies in Hokkien

18 Dining Room and Kitchen Vocabularies in Hokkien

Published by The LingoNomad


  1. Spoon / 汤匙 = Thāukiong
  2. Fork / 叉子 = Chiammà
  3. Chopsticks / 筷子 =
  4. Plate / 盘 = Puá
  5. Cup / 杯子 = Poi 
  6. Knife / 刀 = To
  7. Cooking pan / 平底锅 = Tià
  8. Cooking pot / 锅 = Ló:
  9. (Food) box / 食品盒 = A'k
  10. Refrigerator / 冰箱 = Sn̄gtú


  1. To cook =
    e.g. pn̄g
    'To cook rice'

  2. To boil = Sa'k
    e.g. Sa'k wānthan
    'To boil wantons'

  3. To steam = Choi
    e.g. Choi cāng
    'To steam dumplings'

  4. To stir fry = Chà (yes, as in chà kwètiaú)
    e.g. Chà bihùn
    'To stir fry bihùn, a.k.a. rice vermicelli'

  5. To (deep) fry = Cien
    e.g. Cien nn̄g
    'To fry egg'

  6. To eat = Cia'k
    e.g. Ciak chāi
    'To eat vegetable'

  7. To drink = Lim
    e.g. Lim kō:pi
    'To drink coffee'

  8. To wash the dishes = Sè puá
    e.g. Mai hō i sè puá.
    'Don't let him wash the dishes.'

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