Fuzhou dialect, also known as Foochow dialect, Hoochew, Fuzhounese, or Fuzhouhua, is considered the standard dialect of Min Dong, which is a branch of Min Chinese mainly spoken in the eastern part of Fujian Province. Native speakers also call it Bàng-uâ, meaning the language spoken in everyday life. In Singapore and Malaysia, the language is known as Hokchiu in Hokkien, Hujiu which is the Min Dong pronunciation of Fuzhou. Wikipedia