Taizhou Wu

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Taizhou Wu
Native to People's Republic of China
Region Zhejiang
Native speakers
(5 million cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ISO 639-6 tihu
Glottolog taiz1238[2]


(incl. 79-AAA-dgi Taizhou "proper")

The Taizhou Wu (台州片) are a group of Southern Wu dialects spoken in and around Taizhou in Zhejiang province. They are to some extent mutually intelligible with Taihu Wu.[citation needed][dubious ][which?]


Taizhou proper is the chief and representative dialect.


  1. ^ Sinolect.org
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Taizhou". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.