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Gàn 贛 Dialects
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1. The Distribution and Areal Classification of the Gàn Dialects.

The Gàn 贛 dialects are one of the major dialect groups of Sinitic. They are mainly spoken in the middle and lower reaches of the Gàn River, the drainage basin of the Fǔ 撫 River and the surrounding areas of Póyáng 鄱陽 Lake in Jiāngxī province, …

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Min-hua CHIANG, “Gàn 贛 Dialects”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000161>
First published online: 2015

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