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Taiwan: Romanization

Bogger ashaw cites a 1962 study as noting that Taiwan’s first periodical, a Presbyterian newsletter, was in romanized Taiwanese. Meanwhile, squabbling is underway over the romanization systems – the Tongyong Pinyin schemes – for Taiwanese dialects (Minnan, Hoklo, Hokkien etc). In this case, the author is a backer of the Tongyong system for Taiwanese.

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