Qin-Lian Yue

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Qin-Lian Yue
Hamlim Jit / Hamlim Jut
Native toChina
RegionGuangxi
Native speakers
About 3,900,000 (2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
ISO 639-6qnli
Glottologqinl1235
Linguasphere79-AAA-mf
Ping and Yue dialect map.svg
  Qin-Lian (lower left), among other Yue and Pinghua groups in Guangxi and Guangdong

Qin–Lian (Hamlim, traditional Chinese: 方言; simplified Chinese: 钦廉方言) is a southern branch of Yue Chinese spoken in the coastal part of Guangxi, which is represented by four traditional cities Qinzhou, Lianzhou, Lingshan and Fangcheng () or by three modern prefecture-level cities Qinzhou, Beihai and Fangcheng ().

References[change | change source]

  1. Huang, Qiye 黄绮烨 (2013). Guǎngxī Fángchénggǎng yuèyǔ yǔyīn yánjiū 广西防城港粤语语音研究 [A phonetic study of Cantonese in Fangchenggang, Guangxi] (M.A. thesis). Jinan University.