Jinhua dialect

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Jinhua dialect
RegionJindong District and the east of Wucheng District, Jinhua
EthnicityHan, She
Native speakers
730000 (2016)
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ISO 639-6jiua
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The Jinhua dialect (Chinese: 金华话; pinyin: Jīnhuáhuà) is a dialect of Wu Chinese spoken in the city of Jinhua, China and the surrounding region in central Zhejiang province.[1]

In the Jinhua dialect, the name "金华话" is underlyingly /tɕiŋ˧˧˦ uɑ˧˩˧ uɑ˩˦/ and is pronounced [tɕiŋ˧uɑ˥uɑ˩˦].[1]: 214 


  1. ^ a b Cao, Zhiyun 曹志耘 (1996). Jīnhuá fāngyán cídiǎn 金華方言詞典 [Jinhua Dialect Dictionary] (in Chinese). Nanjing: Jiangsu jiaoyu chubanshe. ISBN 7-5343-2881-0.