Yong-Quan Xiang

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Yong–Quan Xiang
Native toChina
RegionHunan, Guangxi
Native speakers
6.5 million[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Hunanese Xiang Cities.png
Yong-Quan Xiang is in green. The white dots are Yongzhou and Quanzhou County.

Yong–Quan Xiang (永全片) is a cluster of Xiang dialects spoken in Guilin and southern Hunan that do not fit into the traditional New XiangOld Xiang dichotomy. They are geographically adjacent to the Old Xiang dialects that they were traditionally grouped with.

A representative dialect is Qiyang.


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