Taizhou Wu

Taizhou Wu
Native toPeople's Republic of China
Native speakers
(5 million cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ISO 639-6tihu
Linguasphere79-AAA-dg (incl. 79-AAA-dgi Taizhou "proper")

The Taizhou Wu (台州片) are a group of Southern Wu dialects spoken in and around Taizhou in Zhejiang province. They are to some extent mutually intelligible with Taihu Wu.[citation needed][dubious ][which?]


Taizhou proper is the chief and representative dialect.

  • Taizhou dialect
  • Linhai dialect
  • Sanmen dialect
  • Tiantai dialect
  • Xianju dialect
  • Huangyan dialect
  • Jiaojiang dialect
  • Wenling dialect
  • Yuhuan dialect
  • Leqing dialect
  • Ninghai dialect


  1. ^ Sinolect.org
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Taizhou". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.