Hichiku dialect

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Hichiku Japanese
Native to Japan
Region western Kyūshū
Native speakers
(no data)
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog hich1237[1]
Hichiku dialect area (orange)

The Hichiku dialect (肥筑方言 Hichiku hōgen) is a group of the Japanese dialects spoken in the western Kyushu. The name Hichiku (肥筑) is constructed by extracting a representative kanji from Hizen (前), Higo (後), Chikuzen (前) and Chikugo (後), names of old provinces in there.

The Hichiku dialect is:


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Hichiku". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.