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Luoyang dialect

Luoyang dialect
洛陽話
Native to China
Region Luoyang, Henan
Native speakers
(this article does not contain any information regarding the number of speakers)
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog None

The Luoyang dialect is a dialect of Zhongyuan Mandarin spoken in Luoyang and nearby parts of Henan province.[1] Although it served as the prestige dialect of Chinese from the Warring States period into the Ming Dynasty, it differs greatly from modern Standard Mandarin, which is based instead on the Beijing dialect.[2]

Phonology

Initials

  Bilabial Labio-
dental
Alveolar Retroflex Alveolo-
palatal
Velar
Nasal m   n      
Plosive p  pʰ   t  tʰ     k  kʰ
Affricate     ts  tsʰ tʂ  tʂʰ tɕ  tɕʰ  
Fricative   f  v s ʂ  ʐ ɕ x  ɣ
Lateral     l      
w Labio-velar approximant
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