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Glossary

Blasian:  A person who is part black (African origin) and part Asian.

FOB:  Fresh off of the boat, i.e. newcomer Asian immigrants who display characteristics and behaviors more common to the old country than the new.

Fobby:  Adjective for people displaying FOB characteristics.

Hapa-Ma or MHapa:  Child of an Asian mother and a non-Asian father, i.e. maternal hapa.  The typical in the U.S. and Canada.

Hapa-Pa or PHapa:  Child of an Asian father and a non-Asian mother, i.e. paternal hapa.  Atypical. Almost as rare as a white tiger.