Taiwanese (minnan, Southern Min) ... A Taiwanese version (in Hokkien) for her long lacquered hair, black as the jet.
This Taiwanese poem is in a Chinese language, spoken by 60% of the inhabitants of Taiwan, ex Formosa. Taiwan also uses Latin letters, bopomofo (zhuyin fuhao), cāngjié and dayi to transcribe Taiwanese, a language spoken by 15 million people. Taiwan's Chinese island state, has a population density, among the highest in the world. The island first colonized by the Chinese in the 13th century, saw the Dutch and then the Japanese settled there