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Teochew

steamed/boiled rice

png0

rice porridge

mue1

vegetable

chai5

fish

her1

shrimp

he10kia`4, soi54he1

prawn

tua0he1

lobster

lein10he1

mud crab

hoi2

flower crab

chid1

chicken meat

koi3neig1

duck meat

ad01neig1

pork

ter3neig1

beef

gu10neig1

mutton

io`10neig1

butter

gu10iu1

cheese

gu10lein3

salt

iam1

salty

kiam1

sugar

tng1

sweet

tiam1

oil

iu1

milk

ni2 , ni20zui4*

tea

te1

soft drink

khi54zui4

pepper

hou10zio3

chilly

hiam3zio3

spicy hot

hiam3

hot (temperature)

sio3

cold

g`an1

vinegar

chou5

sour

sng3

bitter

khou4

bitter gourd

khou42kue3

cucumber

tiao54kue3

tomato

an10mo10kio1

mung beans

leg10tao0

bean sprout

tao0ge1

soya bean

ng10tao0

soya milk

tao0ni2

apple

phen10kuai`4

orange

chiam1

mandarin orange

ka`3

*Refers to breast milk, so as to differentiate from breast (ni2).

 

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