Penang Hokkien Grammar

How do you form sentences in Penang Hokkien? The lessons on Penang Hokkien Grammar, one of the most comprehensive to be found anywhere, is provided here, so that you get to know the various parts of speech in the language. As far as possible, terms used in these lessons try to correspond to those appearing in English, so that you can derive association from your existing knowledge of grammar.

The chapters below are arranged in alphabetical order. It is meant as reference. If you are new to the writing system, start at Penang Hokkien Made Easy.

  1. Adjectives
  2. Adverbs
  3. Auxiliary Verbs
  4. Building Sentences
  5. Sentence Structure
  6. Characteristics of Penang Hokkien Words
  7. Classifiers
  8. Conjunctions
  9. Degrees of Comparison
  10. Demonstratives
  11. Disambiguation
  12. Emphatic Tone
  13. Homophones & Heterographs
  14. Hyphenation
  15. Literary & Colloquial Readings
  16. Main & Subordinate Clause
  17. Money
  18. Nasalization
  19. Nouns
  20. Numbers
  21. Particles
  22. Passive Voice
  23. Possessives
  24. Prepositions
  25. Pronouns
  26. Punctuation
  27. Reduplication
  28. Suffixes
  29. Time
  30. Verbs

Related Topics

  1. Transliterating Taiwanese Romanisation to Taiji

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