noun (plural same)
2 [mass noun] The dialect spoken by the Teochew.
- All I know when I grew up was that Mum was Hokkien, and spoke English, Sis spoke English, my nanny spoke Teochew, my brother's nanny spoke Cantonese, so my brother and I communicated in sign language.
- The Chinese language alone has several spoken dialects (Mandarin, Taiwanese, Cantonese, Toisanese, Haka, Teochew, Shanghainese).
Chinese dialect form of the name of the city Chaozhou.
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