Shantou dialect

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Shantou dialect
汕頭話/Suan¹tao⁵ uê⁷
Native to China
Region Mainly in Shantou, southwestern Guangdong province.
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Linguist list
nan-sha
Glottolog shan1244[1]
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     Shantou dialect

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.[2]

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  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Shantou dialect". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Shantou Dialect entry in Glossika

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