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Leshan dialect

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Leshan dialect

Leshan dialect
Native to China
Region Shizhong District, Leshan Wutongqiao District Shawan District Qianwei County Muchuan County
Native speakers
770,000  (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3

The Sichuanese dialect of the city of Leshan is a variety of Minjiang, which preserves old southern (Ba-Shu) features lost in other Sichuanese dialects and is very different from the dialects of most other cities in the province of Sichuan, which are more typically Mandarin.

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