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 jian1241[1]
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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).


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