Mandarin Chinese and Other Languages In China

 
 


When you think about the Chinese language, do you only think about Mandarin Chinese or Cantonese?


In fact, there are many more than those two languages and dialects in China...


Chinese is only one of a very few contemporary languages whose history is documented in an unbroken tradition extending back to the second millennium BC. At the same time, in its numerous dialectal forms, it has more speakers than any language spoken in the modern world (Norman,1). Other than dialects in China, there are also many other minority languages.


Let’s take a look...



 

Traditional and Simplified Chinese

                  The Chinese Language