English-Hokkien Dictionary

English Chinese Hokkien
taro root
芋 ,芋頭
ō· (ō·-á)
taro mush
芋泥
ō·-nî
mush of taro
芋泥
ō·-nî
arrowhead, water taro
水芋
chúi-ō·-á
ice cream made of taro
芋仔冰 ,芋冰淇淋
ō·-á-peng
cakes made of rice and taro
芋頭粿
ō·-kóe (ō·-ké)
the stem of taro leaf (used as vegetable)
芋莖
ō·-hôaiⁿ
bake or roast in hot ashes (potatoes or taro), forge (iron) in fire, treat (drugs) with fire (archaic), cook rice gruel in a small earthen pot (archaic)
炰 ,炮
pû (pâu)

Pronunciation Guide

The dictionary uses the Pe̍h-ōe-jī (POJ). Here's a tone guide based on the Philippine variant of Hokkien, also known as Lan-Nang-Oe or Fookien.

Tone Number Tone Mark Contour
1 a 33
2 á 55
3 à 41
4 ah/ak/ap/at 5
5 â 24
7 ā 41
8 24

Want to support the development of this dictionary?