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Hakka Nouns

This is a short list initially for Animals and Plants, in the Satdiugok romanisation. But, I have also included other information, such as the terms of various organs, and parts of plants. They are essentially a vocabulary of nouns.

Please use your 'find' function to locate the word you are after.


Pronunciation guide

ANIMALS : PLANTS


Animals e.t.c.

A : B : C : D : E : F : G : H : I : J : K : L : M : N : O : P : Q : R : S : T : U : V : W : X : Y : Z


A

. animals tdung vut . ankle giok tsang, giok ngan zin . ant ma li, li gung . anus/rear bun mun (polite), si fut (coarse) . arm su bi TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

B

. bat bit po, pen fuk . bear zung . bee fung . bird diao, jiok, ngiao . boa constrictor kim sa . brain lau, lau sin, lau si gao . butterfly fu tdiap . bumble bee vu zang fung TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

C

. camel lok tdoh . carp li ung . cat miao . centipede bak giok,ung gung tung . chicken, hen gai ma . chicken, cock gai gung . cow ngiu . crab lao hai . crane hok . crocodile ngok ung . crow vu a . cuttlefish yiu ung TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

D

. deer luk . dog giu . donkey li . dragon liung . dragonfly vong li . duck ap TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

E

. ear ngi, ngi git . earthworm fung hen . eel man sen, sen . elephant tdai ban jiong TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

F

. finger su tsi . fingerprint su tsi mu . finger tip su tsi mui . fish ung . flea, mite sit ma . fly vu zin . foot/feet giok . feet of animals tdai (su [lit. hand]) . fox fu li . frog ha ma TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

G

. garoupa fish sak ban ung . giraffe tong giang luk . goat san zong . goldfish gim ung . goose ngo . gut du pat (stomach), tong (intestines) . grass hopper tsao mang . grey mullet vu tdiu ung TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

H

. hair mau (fur), tdiu fat (styled hair) . hand su . hawk, eagle fui zin . heart sim, sim tong . herring chiang lin . honey bee mit fung . horse ma . horse shoe crab hiu TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

I

. insect tung . intestines tong TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

J

. jaguar pao fu . jellyfish lan zong tdiu/hoi tset TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

K

. kangaroo tdoi tu TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

L

. large intestines tdai tong . leg giok bi . leech fu ki . leopard, panther pao . lion su tsu . liver gon . lizard si giok sa . lobster lung ha, liung ha . lung pui, fui TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

M

. mackeral fa ti . magpie a siak . manta ray pu ung . mite, flea sit ma . monkey hiu tsai, ma liu . mosquito mun . mouse lao tu TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

N

. nails gap, [=shell] . nose pi, pi gung TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

O

. octopus bat tsao . owl miao tdiu diao . oyster hao TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

P

. panda hiung miao . panther, leopard pao . parrot zim mu . peacock kung jiok . penguin ki ngo . perch lu ung . pheasant san gai . pheonix fung fong . pig tsu . pigeon pak gap TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

Q

R

. rattle snake hiong mui sa TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

S

. scallops lo . scallop (raw) dai tsu . scorpion san ha gung . sea cucumber hoi sem, hoi ma lin . seahorse hoi ma . shark sa ung . sheep zong . shell hok . shell gap . shell bui (generally of shells) . shrimp, prawn ha . silkworm tam tung . slug vo ngiu . small intestines se tong . snake sa . snail sa lo . sole liung li, lung li . sole of the feet giok ban dai, giok ban . spider la kia . squid met ung . starfish gai jiak . swallow zen tsai . swan ngo TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

T

. tail mui . termite pak li . tiger lao fu . toad kem su . toe giok tsi . tortoise gui . turkey fo gai . turtle hoi gui, sui gui TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

U

. unicorn ki lin . urethra ngiau gon TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

V

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W

. wasp wong fung . whale kim ung . wild boar san tsu . perch lu ung . worm tung TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

X

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Y

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Z

. zebra ban ma TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

Plants and things

A : B : C : D : E : F : G : H : I : J : K : L : M : N : O : P : Q : R : S : T : U : V : W : X : Y : Z


A

. apple pin go . almond hen zin . apricot hen . asparagus lu sun . aubergine ai ga, kio tsai TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

B

. bamboo tsuk . bamboo shoots tsuk sun . banana nga jiao, hiong jiao . bean, pea tdiu . bitter melon fu ga . blossom fa . broccoli gai lan fa, si lan fa TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

C

. cabbage za toi . capsicum jiao . carambola zong tdao . carrot fung lo pet . cashewnut zao go . cauliflower za toi fa . celery si kiun . chestnut fung lit . chilli pepper lat jiao . chinese cabbage bao toi/vong nga pak . chinese celery kiun toi . chinese flowering cabbage toi sim . chinese parsley men sui . chives giu toi . clementine gid tsai . coconut za tsai . coconut (grated) za zung . cucumber chiang ga TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

D

. daikon raddish pak lo pet . dragon eye liung ngan/liung ngan . durian liu len TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

E

. edoe/taro vu tdiu, vu TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

F

. flower fa . forest sen lim . fruit sang go . fuzzy melon tset ga TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

G

. garlic son tdiu . ginger giong . grapes pu tdao tsu . grapefruit luk . grass tao . green pepper si jiao . green radish chiang lo pet . green vegetables so toi TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

H

. honeydew melon mit ga TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

I

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J

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K

. kudzu fun got TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

L

. leaf zap . leek tdai son . lemon lin mung . lettuce sang toi, sang mak . lotus flower len fa . lotus root len liu . lime chiang lin mung . lychee lai go TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

M

. mandarin gam . mangetout nga lan tdiu . mango mong go . mangosteen san tsuk . marrowfat peas chiang tdiu . melon ga . mushroom mao gu . mustard green gai toi TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

N

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O

. onion zong tung, tung tdiu . orange tang tsai TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

p

. pakchoi pak toi . papaya fa len go, muk ga . parsnip/turnip lo pet . peach tdao . peanut tdi tdiu, fa sang . pear li . pea shoots tdiu miao . peppers jiao . pineapple bo lo . plants tit vut . plum moi tsai . pomelo sa tden luk, si si yiu . potatoes su tsai TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

Q

TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

R

. red date fung tsao . rice (uncooked) mi . rice (cooked) fan . rice plant vo . rice (seeds) guk . root gin TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

S

. scallions tung tdiu . shanghai pakchoi song hoi pak toi . soya bean vong tdiu . spinach bo toi, gok toi . spring onion tung tsai . star fruit zong tdao . stem gang . straw mushroom tao gu . string bean tdiu gok . sweetcorn bao siuk . sweet date mit tsao . sweet potatoes fan su TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

T

. tangerine git tsai . taro/eddoe vu tdiu, vu . tomatoes fan kio . tree su TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

U

TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

V

. vegetable toi TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

W

. water chestnut ma ti, ma tdai . watercress si zong toi . water melon si ga . wheat mak . winter melon dung ga . wooden muk . woods su lim TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

X

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Y

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Z

TOP : ANIMALS : PLANTS

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