Shàowǔ 邵武 Dialect
(4,520 words)

The Shàowǔ 邵武 dialect is spoken in northwestern Fújiàn province by approximately 288,000 speakers in the city of Shàowǔ. To date, scholars disagree on Shàowǔ's genetic affiliation: while some classify it as a Mǐn 閩 dialect, others ma…

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Sing Sing NGAI, “Shàowǔ 邵武 Dialect”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <>
First published online: 2016

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