Saturday, October 4, 2008

Jilu Mandarin

Jilu Mandarin is a spoken in the provinces of Hebei and Shandong. Despite these areas being quite near Beijing, Jilu sounds quite different from Beijing dialect, which is the basis for Standard Mandarin, the standard Chinese spoken language.

Regional variations

*Baoding dialect 保定話
*Jinan dialect 濟南話
*Shijiazhuang dialect 石家莊話
*Tianjin dialect 天津話

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