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|Southern Malaysia Hokkien|
|Native to||Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia|
|Region||Johor, Malacca, Selangor, Singapore, Riau and the Riau Islands|
Southern Malaysian Hokkien (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Pe?h-?e-j?: Lâm-Má Hok-kiàn-o?) is a local variant of the Min Nan Chinese variety spoken in Central and Southern Peninsular Malaysia (Klang, Melaka, Muar, Tangkak, Segamat, Batu Pahat, Pontian, Johor Bahru), 
This dialect is based on Quanzhou-accented varieties of Min Nan, including the Eng Choon (Yongchun) dialect. It is markedly distinct from Penang Hokkien and Medan Hokkien, which are based on the Zhangzhou dialect.
Similar to the situation in Singapore, the term Hokkien is generally the used by the Chinese in South-east Asia to refer Min Nan Chinese (). Southern Malaysian Hokkien is based on Quanzhou dialect with some influence from Amoy dialect.
This section is based on Eng Choon (Yongchun) Hokkien spoken in Melaka.
There are eight phonemic vowels:
There are seven tones, five of which are long tones and two are checked tones. Like other varieties of Hokkien, these tones also undergo tone sandhi in non-final positions. The tone values (both base tones and sandhi tones) of the long tones are shown below:
|Tone number||Final/base tone||Non-final/sandhi tone|
|1||? (33)||? (33)|
Southern Malaysian Hokkien is also subjected to influence from various languages or dialects spoken in Malaysia. This is influenced to a certain degree by Teochew dialect and is sometimes being regarded to be a combined Hokkien-Teochew speech (especially in Muar, Batu Pahat, Pontian and Johor Bahru).