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Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan

The Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan (Chinese: 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-oân Bân-lâm-gí Siông-iōng-sû Sû-tián) is an official dictionary of Taiwanese Hokkien (including Written Hokkien) commissioned by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan.[1] The dictionary uses the Taiwanese Romanization System to indicate pronunciations and includes audio files for many words. The dictionary was published on a trial basis in 2008 and published for general use in 2011.[2] The dictionary includes entries for 20,000 words.[1]

Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan
CountryTaiwan (Republic of China)
LanguageTaiwanese Hokkien including Written Hokkien (definitions in Taiwanese Mandarin)
using the Taiwanese Romanization System
PublisherMinistry of Education (Taiwan)
Publication date
2008 (trial)
7 July 2011 (general use)

In September 2000, initial plans for the dictionary were put forth by the National Languages Committee. In July 2001, the Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan Editorial Committee (臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典編輯小組) was established.[2]

In October 2008, a trial version of the dictionary was released. On July 7, 2011, an edited version of the dictionary was released.[2][3]

On July 5, 2018, a new slate of changes to the dictionary were announced.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan". 19 February 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c 姚榮松 (October 2016). 《臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典》成果維護紀要 [A Report on the Maintenance of Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan] (PDF). 台灣學誌 (in Chinese).
  3. ^ a b 回首頁 - 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典. 2018.07.05 107年年度用字音讀修訂結果列表請見字音修訂。{...}2011.7.7 辭典正式版即日起公告使用,歡迎各界提供意見。新增「索引瀏覽」功能,操作方式請見索引瀏覽說明。