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Pínghuà 平話 Dialects
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Pínghuà 平話 refers to a group of Sinitic dialects that are primarily spoken in Guǎngxī Zhuàng Autonomous Region 廣西壯族自治區 in Southern China. People in Nánníng 南寧, the capital of Guǎngxī, traditionally recognize four speech varieties spoken in the area: Guān Píng Tǔ Bái 官平土白, referring to Mandarin, Pínghuà, Zhuàng, and…

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Hilário de SOUSA, “Pínghuà 平話 Dialects”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 31 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000332>
First published online: 2015

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