Ni Nor Ni Nor Keng

(Version in Hokkien)

Ni Nor Ni Nor Keng

Sin Niau Jib Pang Keng

Kniar Sai Thau Bong Leng!


(Version in English)

Ni Nor Ni Nor Keng( the sound of clashing cymbals)

The bride enters the chamber

The bridegroom molested her breast!


About this ditty:~

This is a ditty teasing newly weds!

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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