Jianyang dialect

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Gṳ̿ing-iô̤ng-dī / 建陽事
Native to Southern China
Region Jianyang, Fujian
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog None
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Jianyang (Northern Min: Gṳ̿ing-iô̤ng-dī / 建陽事) is a dialect of Northern Min Chinese spoken in Jianyang in the north of Fujian province.


Tones, counting both checked and unchecked syllables, are ˦ (44), ˧ (33), ˨ (22), ˩ (11), ˧˥ (35), ˦˧ (53), ˧˩ (31).


  • Chen, Matthew (2000). Tone Sandhi: Patterns across Chinese Dialects. CUP.
  • Norman, Jerry (1969). "The Kienyang Dialect of Fukien". Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.