Gan language


Gan language

▪ Chinese language
Wade-Giles romanization  Kan language 

      Chinese language (Chinese languages) of the Sino-Tibetan language family (Sino-Tibetan languages) spoken primarily in Jiangxi province and the southeastern corner of Hubei province. According to some scholars, there are five primary dialects: Changjing, Yiping, Jiliang, Fuguang, and Yingyi. Gan is somewhat intelligible with Mandarin (Mandarin language) and Wu (Wu language), but it has much in common with the Hakka language. Gan and Hakka are sometimes considered a single subgroup, the Gan-Hakka (Kan-Hakka) languages.

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