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Fangyan Friday: The Northern Influence on Hangzhou’s Dialect

Learn how to speak like a Hangzhou local

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Preserving Chinese Dialects One Wikipedia Entry at a Time

The amateurs trying to preserve Chinese dialects via Wikipedia

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Fangyan Friday: The Tempestuous Tones of Ningbo

Proximity to the sea has influenced the dialect of this Zhejiang port city

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Fangyan Friday: The Hybrid Ming Court Dialect of Kunming

'Kunminghua' is a fusion of Ming dynasty official Mandarin and multiple ethnic minority dialects in Yunnan

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Fangyan Friday #14: Nankinese

For centuries, Nanjing dialect was considered standard Chinese

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Fangyan Friday #13: Historic Henanese

The cradle of Chinese civilization maintains a distinctive dialect

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Fangyan Friday #12: Hacking Hakka

The dialect of China’s “guest families” is a “living fossil” of ancient Chinese

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Fangyan Friday #11: The Wuwei Way

Learn the “do nothing” dialect from Anhui province

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Fangyan Friday: Viral Speech

New software aims to help medical teams communicate in dialects in the ongoing coronavirus fight

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