Posted by Lisa c on June 28, 2001 at 12:05:36:
In Reply to: Re: YEOH LINEAGE posted by nikki yeoh on June 27, 2001 at 17:26:52:
They are different areas of China. The Fujian (Fukien,Hokkien) dialect and the Teocheow (Chaozhou, Chiu Chow) dialect are very similar and I believe in southern China although not as far south as Guangdong. Fujian is actually a province and I believe that Teocheow is a city.
If you're surfing the net for more info you'll find them under the Mandarin spellings of Fujian and Chaozhou.
BTW I also have a friend in London from Kuala Lumpur and her name is Beng Ean too!
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