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Gan ua
贛語/赣语
Ganyu.png
Gan ua (Gan) written in Chinese characters
Native toChina
Regioncentral and northern Jiangxi, eastern Hunan, parts of Fujian, Anhui, Hubei
EthnicityGan people (Han Chinese)
Native speakers22 million  (2007)[1]
Language family
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3gan
Idioma gan.png

Gan is the language of Jiangxi and some others provinces in China.

It is spoken by 20 to 50 million people in southern China.

Gan has 9 dialects, and Nangchang dialect is representative.

dialects

  • Chang-Jing (昌靖片)
  • Yi-Liu (宜瀏片)
  • Ji-Cha (吉茶片)
  • Fu-Guang (撫廣片)
  • Ying-Yi (鷹弋片)
  • Da-Tong (大通片)
  • Lei-Zi (耒資片)
  • Dong-Sui (洞綏片)
  • Huai-Yue (懷嶽片)

References

  1. Nationalencyklopedin "Världens 100 största språk 2007" The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007



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