Qingtian dialect

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Native to People's Republic of China
Region Qingtian country, Lishui prefecture, Zhejiang province
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog None
long1386  (Longqu)[1]
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Qingtian dialect (simplified Chinese: 青田话; traditional Chinese: 青田話; pinyin: Qīngtián huà) is a dialect of the Chinese language. It is spoken in Qingtian county of Lishui prefecture in Zhejiang, China. Qingtian dialect is of the Chuqu dialects of Wu Chinese spoken in Quzhou and Lishui prefectures of Zhejiang.[2]

It is also often spoken by overseas Chinese who are from Qingtian.


  1. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Longqu". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Charles Bazerman (2009). Charles Bazerman, ed. Traditions of writing research (illustrated ed.). Taylor & Francis. p. 154. ISBN 0-415-99337-7. Retrieved 4 November 2011. Method Participants Eighty-four children participate in the study: 28 Chinese children, mostly from Zhejiang—a province south to Shanghai, speakers of Qing Tian Hua; 26 Moroccan children mostly from North Morocco, speakers of Darija— ie, Moroccan Arabic;<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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