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  Ethnologue 14 report for language code:CHN
The Hui correspond ethnically to 'Khoton', 'Hoton', or 'Qotong' in Mongolia, 20,000 Muslim Chinese in Taiwan, and the Hui in Thailand.
15,000 in Brunei, 29.7% of ethnic Chinese (1979).
All ethnic Chinese are 53,273 (1990 censu), or 1.3% of the population (1993 Johnstone).
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=CHN   (667 words)

 Hui people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most Hui are similar in culture and physical appearance (genetic ethnicity) to Han Chinese with the exception that they practice Islam, and have some distinctive cultural characteristics as a result.
In defining the Hui, the government has sidestepped this issue by defining them in terms of their group identity and ignore the fact that their group identity is based on religion.
However, many Hui and other believe that the label is appropriate because the Hui have a history and culture that would not be such without their being Muslim, and thus setting them apart from other Chinese groups.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hui_Chinese   (771 words)

 hui   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most Hui are similar in culture and appearance to Han Chinese with the exception that they practice Islam, and have some distinctive cultural characteristics as a consequence.
Included with Hui Chinese are other Islamic Chinese who are dissimilar to Han Chinese but do not have their own ethnic group, such as several thousand Huis in southern Hainan Island who still speak an Austronesian language related to the Cham language in Vietnam.
The Chinese term for Islam is either the religion of the Hui (回教, in pinyin: Huí jiào) or the transliteration Yisilan religion (伊斯蘭教 Yīsīlán jiào).
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Hui.html   (667 words)

 Hui - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hui (family name) (許) is a family name particularly for Cantonese-speaking Chinese.
Hui (secret society), a Chinese term referring to a secret brotherhood.
Hui (Хуй) is a deragotary name of male reproductive organ and common expletive in Russian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hui   (128 words)

 Hui (linguistics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hui (徽) dialects are unrelated to the Hui (回) ethnic group of China.
Hui, or Hui-yu (Simplified Chinese: 徽语; Traditional Chinese: 徽語; Hanyu Pinyin: Huīyǔ), or Huizhou-hua (Simplified Chinese: 徽州话; Traditional Chinese: 徽州話; Hanyu Pinyin: Huīzhōuhuà), is a subdivision of spoken Chinese.
Hui is spoken over a small area compared to other Chinese varieties: about ten or so mountainous counties in southern Anhui, plus a few more in neighbouring Zhejiang and Jiangxi.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hui_(linguistics)   (444 words)

 The Sixth Patriarch Hui Neng
Hui Neng was told to leave for the South and to hide his enlightenment and understanding until the proper time arrives for him to propagate the Dharma.
Hui Ming had been a general of the fourth rank, and was hot tempered and rough mannered.
Hui Neng later became The Sixth Patriarch, the founder of the Dhyana (Ch'an) School of Sudden Awaking, which emphasized that sudden Enlightenment was possible, given the right teacher and method.
sped2work.tripod.com /huineng.html   (1515 words)

 Hui   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Huī (徽語/徽语) is a Chinese dialect spoken in the southern parts of the Anhui province.
The Chinese term for Islam is either the religion of the Hui (回教, in pinyin: Hui2 jiao4) or the transliteration Yisilan religion (伊斯蘭教 Yi1-si1-lan2 jiao4).
The ethnonym "Hui", though for a long time used as an umbrella term (at least since Qing) to designate Muslim Chinese speakers everywhere and Muslims in general (for example, a Qing Chinese might describe a Uygur as a "Chantou" who practiced the "Hui" religion), was not used in the Southeast as much as "Qingzhen".
www.theezine.net /h/hui.html   (702 words)

 Wikipedia: List of Chinese ethnic groups
While Han Chinese make up the vast majority of China's total population, the population distribution is highly uneven with large parts of western China having Han Chinese as a minority.
Chinese nationalities theory is heavily influenced by that of the Soviet Union.
Islam: the Bonan, Dongxiang, Hui, Kazak, Kirgiz, Salar, Tajik, Tatar, Uygur and Uzbek.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/l/li/list_of_chinese_ethnic_groups.html   (320 words)

 Chinese Medicine Books 1990-1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Zhong xi yi hui tong yan jiu jing hua.
Zhong shou yi juan bian ji wei yuan hui.
"Zhongguo Zhong yi yao nian jian" bian ji wei yuan hui., Shanghai Zhong yi xue yuan.
www.medlina.com /chinese_medicine_books_1990-1994.htm   (8912 words)

A variety of foods are taboo: the flesh of pigs, donkeys and mules; oxen, sheep or poultry that died from an illness; and oxen or sheep that were not butchered by Muslims.
A Hui delicacy is beef rubbed vigorously with salt and spices, sealed in an earthen container for two weeks, then left in the open air.
He was Chinese envoy and commander in chief of 6 great naval expeditions to nations in the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean, as far as the Red Sea.
www.geocities.com /jar_sheykamoo/hui.html   (892 words)

Unlike the Turkic communities, the Hui are not concentrated in one part of the country but are spread throughout the whole of the PRC with substantial communities in the major cities.
Although the Hui people have used Chinese as their main means of communication for centuries, classical Qu'ranic Arabic is used in the mosques, although for many worshippers it is probably just intoned rather than understood.
The Northwest Hui women often wear a cape-like turban, and it is green for unmarried girls, fl for those married but who are not yet a grandmother, and those who have attained granmother status wear white colour turbans.
www.thinkwow.com /surgeup/hui.htm   (1797 words)

 Tibet Environmental Watch - Reports - Outside TAR
Chone Dzong in eastern Kanlho TAP, occupies a peripheral region of the Tibetan expanse, abutting the dominantly Chinese area of Dingxi Prefecture to the east, the partly Hui county of Lintan to the north, and the Tibetan counties of Luchu, Sangchu and Thewo to the west and south.
The Hui arrived during the later part of the Qing (1644-1911) and became the dominant cultivators in the area, but after the population was decimated in the Moslem Rebellion in the latter 19th Century, followed by the devastating Chinese White Wolf Rebellion after the fall of the Qing, Chinese infiltration increased.
The Lintan countryside, with its intensively cultivated hills and small, spare villages is now a mixed Chinese and Hui farming area, although the county town of Lintan and its immediate environs cling to a determined Hui identity.
www.tew.org /totar/totar.chone.html   (1537 words)

 Ethnic Fighting Flares in China (washingtonpost.com)
Chinese police stand guard in Henan province, where Han villagers clashed with Muslims from the Hui minority.
Numbering about 10 million, the Hui are one of the largest minorities and consider themselves descendants of Han who converted to Islam and of intermarriages between Han and Arabs who migrated to China centuries ago.
Hui warlords were among the last rulers to put up strong resistance to the Communists before Mao Zedong took power in 1949.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A15032-2004Nov1.html   (980 words)

 Hui - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Most Hui are similar in culture and appearance to Han_Chinese with the exception that they practice Islam, and have some distinctive cultural characteristics as a consequence.
The Chinese term for ''Islam'' is either ''the religion of the Hui'' (回教, in ''Yisilan religion'' (伊斯蘭教 Yīsīlán jiào).
Before the "Ihwani" movement, a Chinese variant of the Salafi movement, Northern Hui Sufis were very fond of synthesizing Taoist teachings and martial_arts practices with Sufi philosophy.
www.indexsuche.com /Hui.html   (635 words)

 New America Media
Yang and his family are Hui Chinese, and they run their restaurant according to Islamic dietary law.
At a time when Islamic populations around the world are under increased scrutiny, the Chinese Hui are often confused in the Western media with China's second-largest Muslim minority, the restive Uighurs, an ethnically distinct group concentrated in China's Central-Asian Xinjiang province.
While the Hui are separated by their ethnic "otherness," the tensions that occasionally arise do not signal a break with the political order.
news.pacificnews.org /news/view_article.html?article_id=6458480501717a26495b1397a61c7e89   (1003 words)

 AllRefer.com - Wang Ch'ung-hui (Chinese And Taiwanese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
He was greatly influenced by Sun Yat-sen. Wang became (1912) the first minister of justice of the Chinese republic.
An important figure in the Kuomintang, he held numerous positions in the field of Chinese and international law.
He was chief justice of the Chinese supreme court (1920), minister of justice (1922, 1927–31), deputy judge (1923–25), and judge of the World Court (1931–36).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/W/WangChun.html   (207 words)

 List of Chinese nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition to the 56 official nationalities, there are some Chinese who classify themselves as members of unrecognized nationalities.
Official ideology places all Chinese nationalities as being part of a broader nationality known as zhonghua minzu.
For example, many Hui Chinese are indistinguishable from Han Chinese except for the fact that they practice Islam.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/list_of_chinese_nationalities   (475 words)

 Turk & Uygur (UIGUR, UIGHUIR, UIGUIR, and WEIWUER) -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to Chinese records, the ancestor of the Turks came from a boy whose arms were cut off and whose ankles were also deliberately disabled by the tribal feuds.
Chinese fled to Turks in hordes for avoiding civil wars, and Turks became powerful while Tang China was weak after emerging from the civil wars after the demise of Sui Dynasty.
Chinese records showed that the ancestor of the Ruruans was a Hu nomad who served as the bodyguard for the Toba founder.
www.uglychinese.org /uygur.htm   (14217 words)

 Hui - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Hui ethnic group is unrelated to the Hui dialects.
The Huí (回) are a Chinese ethnic group.
For example, they are forbidden to eat pork, the primary meat consumed in China, and also do not eat dog, horse, birds, and other delicacies.
open-encyclopedia.com /Hui   (724 words)

 Hui Minority - Chinese Nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Hui minority are descended from the Arab and Iranian traders who traveled to China during the Tang Dynasty.
The Hui are essentially the same as the Han, except that they are Muslim, the Islamic religion having been introduced by Arab soldiers and merchants 1,200 years ago.
The Hui are found in Gansu, Qinghai, Shandong, Yunnan, Anhui, Liaoning, Hubei, Henan, Jiangsu, Shanxi, Sha'anxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, and Hunan Provinces.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Minorities/min-Hui.html   (143 words)

 Hui --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chinese Muslims, intermingled with the Han Chinese throughout China but relatively concentrated in western China—in the provinces or autonomous regions of Sinkiang, Ningsia, Kansu, Tsinghai, Honan, Hopeh, Shantung, and Yunnan.
Chinese philosopher, an outstanding representative of the early Chinese school of thought known as the dialecticians.
Chinese is spoken, though Mongolian and other ethnic languages and dialects—especially Uighur—are commonly used for communication within their...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9041437?tocId=9041437   (609 words)

Hui traders are renowned in China for being able to work to low profit margins in remote and under-capitalised areas, because of their extended family connections to cash reserves and to trading outlets throughout China.
In Eastern Tibet there has often been tension between Tibetan and Hui communities, and in 1993 there was unrest in Labrang, a major Tibetan pilgrimage centre, after local Muslims were allowed by the Chinese authorities to build a mosque or minaret overlooking the monastery.
Hui traders usually seek animal products from nomads, such as furs and wool, but the sudden introduction by the traders of cash in a largely barter economy has led to a growing number of conflicts.
omni.cc.purdue.edu /~wtv/tibet/news/muslim.html   (1058 words)

 Session 25   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This panel examines the Chinese Muslims (Hui) as modernity and the modern state affected the construction of their individual and collective identities, especially through the process of history-making.
This paper shows how Chinese Muslim intellectuals responded to the challenge of nationalist discourse among the Chinese intelligentsia during the first half of the 20th century (1904–1940s) by constructing their own history as a "national minority" history.
I argue that these intellectuals were confronted with a twofold problem: on the one hand, they had to maintain their own distinct identity as Hui, and on the other, they had to avoid excluding themselves from the broad history of the Chinese Nation, which was being written at the same time.
www.aasianst.org /absts/2000abst/china/C-25.htm   (1065 words)

 References for Liu_Hui
J W Dauben, The "Pythagorean theorem" and Chinese mathematics : Liu Hui's commentary on the gou-gu theorem in Chapter Nine of the 'Jiu zhang suan shu', in Amphora (Basel, 1992), 133-155.
D Liu, A comparison of Archimedes' and Liu Hui's studies of circles, in Chinese studies in the history and philosophy of science and technology 179 (Dordrecht, 1996), 279-287.
R Mei, Liu Hui's theories of mathematics, in Chinese studies in the history and philosophy of science and technology 179 (Dordrecht, 1996), 243-254.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /history/Printref/Liu_Hui.html   (589 words)

 hui-kuan --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pinyin Huiguan, series of guildhalls established by regional organizations (t'ung-hsiang hui) in different areas of China during the Ch'ing dynasty (1644–1911/12) as places where merchants and officials from the same locale could obtain food, shelter, and assistance while away from home.
The Chinese family system was patrilineal; daughters married out, while sons brought in wives and shared the residence of their fathers.
In literature Chinese drama came to the fore for the first time, and vernacular fiction was firmly established.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9041438?tocId=9041438   (687 words)

 CPAmedia.com: The Hui: China's most loyal Muslims
It was a Hui Muslim general that outraged the Uighurs of Kashgar by hanging a picture of Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of Chinese nationalism, in that city's Id Ga Mosque.
Successive Chinese governments, regardless of their political colour, have been well aware of this fact, and for this reason the Hui figure prominently as favoured settlers in such far-flung outposts of empire as Tibet, Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia.
The Hui remain strong in the poor north-western provinces of Qinghai, Gansu and Ningxia--the old marching grounds of the Wu Ma group.
www.cpamedia.com /politics/hui_muslims_in_china   (1453 words)

 Andy Hui - Famous Chinese People - Chinese
Andy Hui Chi-On (Traditional Chinese: 許志安), (born August 12, 1967 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong popstar and a movie actor, first appeared at the 5th New Star Singing Contest in 1986, which he did not win.
Andy Hui is best known for his (often) style of romance like a prince.
He is one of the most successful Chinese music celebrities, with an extensive, but forgettable, list of Cantonese and Mandarin hits to his credit (admittedly all his hits sound very similar, but that's another story).
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Andy_Hui   (402 words)

 Learn more about List of Chinese ethnic groups in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Learn more about List of Chinese ethnic groups in the online encyclopedia.
Chinese ethnic group theory is heavily influenced by that of the Soviet Union and officially China is considered a multi-ethnic (multinational) country.
Note that some of these ethnic groups hold belief systems that cannot be distinctly classified based upon the following system.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_chinese_ethnic_groups.html   (316 words)

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