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The Shantou dialect, formerly known as the Swatow dialect, is a dialect mostly spoken in Shantou in Guangdong, China. It is a sub-dialect of Min Nan Chinese, and sometimes a sub-dialect of Teochew Min.
- A pronouncing and defining dictionary of the Swatow (Shantou) dialect published in 1883 by the American Presbyterian mission press in Shanghai.