Xiang Chinese

Xiang Chinese is a language spoken in parts of China. It is a member of the Sino-Tibetan language family, and is related to Mandarin Chinese and other Chinese languages. Xiang Chinese is spoken in the Xiang river region of China, which includes the cities of Changsha, Xiangtan, and Zhuzhou. There are about 8 million Xiang Chinese speakers. The Xiang Chinese language has a number of dialects, which are not mutually intelligible. The most commonly spoken Xiang dialect is Changsha Xiang, which is used as a standard for the language. Xiang Chinese is written using the Chinese characters, as well as a unique set of Xiang characters. Xiang Chinese has a number of unique features. For example, it is the only Chinese language to use a voiceless retroflex lateral fricative as its phonemic stop. Xiang Chinese is also notable for its use of tones; Xiang has more tones than Mandarin, and the tones are used in a different way. Xiang Chinese is also unique in its use of reduplication; words can be reduplicated to create new words, or to emphasize the meaning of a word. Xiang Chinese is a fascinating language, with a rich history and unique features. If you're interested in learning more about Xiang Chinese, or any other Chinese language, there are a number of resources available online and in libraries.

Language group

Chinese (family)

Language locales, regions and scripts

Xiang Chinese
Xiang Chinese, China, Han (Simplified variant)
Xiang Chinese, Han (Simplified variant)
Xiang Chinese, China