Jiangle dialect

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Jiangle dialect
Native to Southern China
Region Jiangle, Sanming, Fujian
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog jian1242[1]

Jiangle dialect is a dialect of Shao-Jiang Min Chinese spoken in Jiangle, Sanming in northwestern Fujian province of China. It combines elements from Northern Min and Hakka Chinese.

Phonology[edit]

Jiangle dialect has 19 initials, 36 rimes and 7 tones.

Initials[edit]

p, , m, f, v, t, , l, ts, tsʰ, s, , tʃʰ, ʃ, k, , ŋ, x, ʔ

Rimes[edit]

ɿ, i, u, y, a, ia, ua, o, yo, e, ie, ue, ø, , æ, , eu, iu, ui, au, iau, , iaŋ, uaŋ, ɔŋ, iɔŋ, ɤŋ, iɤŋ, ɛ̃, iɛ̃, uɛ̃, yø̃, ĩ, , , ŋ̍

Tones[edit]

No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Tone name dark level
陰平
light level
陽平
rising
上聲
dark departing
陰去
light departing
陽去
dark entering
陰入
light entering
陽入
Tone contour ˥˥ (55) ˨˨ (22) ˥˩ (51) ˧˨˦ (324) ˨˧˩ (231) ˨˩ (21) ˥ (5)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jiangle". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.