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Taiwan: Is “adogah” a racist term?

Categories: East Asia, Taiwan (ROC), Ethnicity & Race, Language

Adogah (阿兜仔) is a Hoklo Taiwanese word used to refer to foreigners in Taiwan. Dan Bloom had an article [1] in the Taipei Times discussing the use of the word. He had the article translated into Chinese [2] on his blog. Following the Chinese text there are details in English of a recent survey of Taiwanese people about their attitude to the use of adogah.