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[mass noun] A dialect of Chinese spoken by over 50 million people, mainly in Fujian province, Hainan, and Taiwan. It has two main forms, northern and southern.
- ‘The phylogeny above groups Chinese dialects into two: Southern dialects (Yue, Hakka, Min) and Northern. dialects (Wu, Gan, Xiang, Mandarin).’
- ‘Beyond the study of Chaozhou and southern Min, the significance of the research lies in its contribution to the comparative study of Chinese dialects.’
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