Chinese, Yue

Language name and Autonym:
Cantonese, Gwong Dung Waa, Yue, Yueh, Yuet Yue,Yueyu
Location:
Guangdong (except Hakka speaking areas northeast, Min Nan-speaking areas east, Hainan Island); Guangxi. Hong Kong and Macau. Also in Australia, Brunei, Canada, Costa Rica, Honduras, Indonesia (Java and Bali), Malaysia (Peninsular), Mauritius, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Family:
Sino-Tibetan, Chinese
Approximate Number of Speakers:
52,000,000
Status:
Stable

 

 

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