Lesson 1: Useful Expressions  
English Hokkien Chinese Characters
Good Morning hoh tsa kih 早安
Good Afternoon hoh ampoh 午安
Good Evening hoh ah mih 晚安
How are you dih hoh boh 你好吗?
Fine, thank you hoh, toh siah 好,多谢
And you dih leh 你呢?
Good night hoh ah mih
Good bye tsai hwei
Good bye (will be going now) be kih lo
See you tomorrow bih nah, tsa koh ki bin
Please huy sin dih
Please sit down tsiyah tseh tseh
Thank you toh siah 多谢
You're welcome boh siah mih
That's right anih tioh
Excuse me – may I trouble you? mah huan dih / din
May I ask you? tsiah meng 请问
Excuse me (to get attention) tuwih poot tsuh 读不去
Sorry / I apologize tuwih poot tsuh
Please hurry up hwei sin kha kinneh
Good hoh
Excellent ya ho 最好
Congratulations kiong heeh
Yes, I agree hoh, guah tong eeh 好,我同意
No, I do not agree guah boh tong eeh 我不同意
No, not so boh, boh siah
Slowly kah ban leh