Chuqu Wu dialects

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Chu–Qu Wu
Native to People's Republic of China
Region Zhejiang
Native speakers
(6.5 million cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ISO 639-6 cuqu
Glottolog chuq1241[2]
Linguasphere 79-AAA-di

Chu–Qu Wu dialects (处衢片 : 處衢片) are a group of Southern Wu dialects spoken in Southern Zhejiang in Quzhou and Lishui prefectures, as well as some parts of Southern Wenzhou prefecture. It is also spoken in Shangrao and Yushan counties in Jiangxi province, and the northern part of Ningde and Nanping prefectures in Fujian province bordering Zhejiang.

List of Chu–Qu Wu dialects[edit]


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  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Chuqu". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.