How Do You Spell NYONYA?
The word "nyonya" is an important term used in Peranakan culture, which encompasses the customs and traditions of the Straits Chinese community in Southeast Asia. It is often used to refer to the matriarch of a Peranakan household. The spelling of "nyonya" is derived from the Hokkien language, and is pronounced /njoʊˈnjɑː/ in IPA phonetic transcription. The word's spelling and pronunciation may vary among different regions and communities, but it remains a significant part of Peranakan heritage.