Mm Knar Khui Bak Chiu

(Version in Hokkien)

Mm Knar Khui Bak Chiu

Bin Kaik Ka Eu Eu

Pang Ay Ch’ut, Kui Lang Song

Pang Bay Ch’ut, Kio Tolong


(Version in English)

Dare not open his eyes

Frowning up his face

What a relieve when his stools appear

Crying for help when it did not!


About this Rhyme:~

This is a grose Hokkien Rhyme. It describes one’s toilet business in a jest.

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 proverbs and sayings has always been a guide and lesson to the many who has never been to school so as to help them steer well in the river of  life and in a way, it seeks to retell their lifestyle way back then so that the younger generation can gain an insight and foothold to their origin..





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