Shanghainese and other variations of Wu

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mavericker
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Shanghainese and other variations of Wu

Postby mavericker » Fri May 11, 2007 5:25 pm

Hello. what is the difference between Shanghainese and other variations and dialects of Wu? Is it basically the same, or is it like regionalistic Wu?

Tom Higgins
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Postby Tom Higgins » Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:22 am

It's a "regionistic" Wu.

Wu is an umbrella term for one of the seven major dialects of China, which is spoken in many cities/provinces to the east of China.
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