Fukien Boat Song


Fukienese is a group of Chinese dialects, including Amoy and Taiwanese, spoken in Fukien province in southeastern China as well as in Taiwan. (source) Fukien is also called Fujian is a province in SE China opposite Taiwan (source). The Fukien province is here.

Lyrics – Transliteration

Chit chia eh hoay chun kia tee Hokkien.
Kia kau tee poa hai chut or ean.

Ah Hock ee chin sooi goa boh gian.
Kamgoan khee chia chye khee seng tian.


The only information I have is it is about a rocking boat, and is often sung as a lullaby.

Recorder Songs DEF#ABD’

See also


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