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Hokkien

22 Household Vocabularies in Hokkien


22 Household Vocabularies in Hokkien

Published by Ryan from LingoNomad


Nouns

  1. Bedroom = Pāngkeng
  2. Bed = Mīnchńg
    Some Hokkien variant also refers to it as Bīnchńg.
  3. Pillow = Cìmtháu
  4. Bolster = Lamcìm
  5. Blanket = Phōitoa
  6. TV = Tiensì
  7. Table = Toktèng
  8. Chair = Kāu-ì
  9. Wall = Piak
  10. Wallpaper= Pia'kcuà
  11. Floor= Thō:kha
  12. Mirror = Kiā
  13. Bathroom = Cuìpáng / Cāng-e'k-keng
  14. Sink = Sechiù-phún
  15. Toothpaste = Gēko
  16. Towel = Mōkin

 Verbs

  1. To sleep = Khūn
    e.g. Khūn khi mīnchńg
    'To sleep on the bed'

  2. To wake up = Khunchè
    e.g. Cakhì khun chè
    'To wake up in the morning'

  3. To lie down = The
    e.g. The uān thō:kha
    'To lie down on the floor'

  4. To shower / take a bath= Cāngcuì / Cāng-e'k
    e.g. Cāngcuì iōng siōcuì
    'To shower / take a bath with warm water'

  5. To brush one's teeth = Sègé
    e.g. Bōi khūn ē sí sègé
    'To brush one's teeth before sleeping'

  6. To wash one's face = Sèbīn
    e.g. Khunchè liàu sèbīn setelah bangun tidur
    'To wash one's face after waking up'

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