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World’s oldest and largest Spanish-Chinese dictionary found in archive labelled “of little value” (lifestyle.inquirer.net)

The 400-year-old “Dictionario Hispanico Sinicum” provides not only the Chinese characters and Mandarin terms to Spanish words, but also their equivalent in Hokkien, the language spoken in Taiwan and Fujian province in southeastern China where many of today’s overseas Chinese came from.

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