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Parts of the Body

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English

Teochew

hair

mo1

head

thao1

face

mein0 (Variant: men0)

eye

mag1

eyebrow

mag10bai1

ear

hi`2

nose

phi`0

mouth

chui5

tongue

zid1

teeth

khi4

chin

e20hai1

neck

am2

shoulder

kai`3, kai`3thao1

hand

chiu4

finger

chiu42zai`4

thumb

zai`42kon3, chiu42zai`42kon3

chest

sim3kua`3thao1

belly

tou4

navel

tou42zai1

waist

io3

buttocks

kha3chng3phoi4

leg

kha3

thigh

kha3thui4

knee

kha3thao1u3

foot

kha3pua`1

toe

kha3zai`4

lung

hui5

stomach

ui0

heart

sim3

liver

kua`3

intestine

tng1

kidney

io3zi4

skin

phue1

nail

zai`42kad0

 

Teochew Words & Phrases

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