Posted by Al Chinn (184.108.40.206) on March 31, 2004 at 22:15:15:
In Reply to: EAGER and CURIOUS! posted by isabel ang on March 30, 2004 at 12:12:30:
The majority of Chinese immigrants who went to the Philippines originated from southern Fujian Province and spoke Hokkien. It is hard to tell which Ang your maternal gf belonged to; there are at least two possibilities. The first one is Hong in Mandarin meaning "flood" and the other is Wang mean an " expanse of water"; both are pronounced Ang in Hokkien.
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