Cho Lang Cho Ka Ho

(Version in Hokkien)

Cho Lang Cho Ka Ho

Ow Lai Tit Tiok Po

Cho Lang Cho Sniau Phnai

Ow Lai Tok Ay Chai


(Version in English)

Be a good person

In order to prosper in the future

If one tries to be bad

The future would be uncertain..


About this rhyme/saying:~

This rhyme/saying encourages one to do good always.

The author/owner has compiled for record, a collection of early Hokkien sayings, proverbs, rhymes and ditties to capture the essence and spirit of his hoi polloi, a community originating from the southern province of Fujian, China where individuals climbed aboard bum boats, crossing the South China Sea to settle in faraway lands to escape the brewing civil unrest and a way out from hardship carrying along with them in their journey, nothing except their trademark ponytails and their beliefs, very much rooted in Confucianism. These ditties retell their story and their lifestyle way back then so that the younger generation can gain an insight and foothold to their origin..




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