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Dungan

Dungan is spoken in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan. It is the only variety of the Chinese language which is not normally written using Chinese characters.


top Gansu dialect (also known as Ganzu)

The Gansu dialect of Dungan is used mainly in Karakol and Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

[Gansu dialect of Dungan]


top Shaanxi dialect (also known as Shensi)

The Shaanxi dialect of Dungan is used in Kazakhstan and Fergana, Uzbekistan.

[Shaanxi dialect of Dungan]


Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Wikipedia and Omniglot

Alternate names for Dungan include Dzhunyan, Kwuizwu, Tungan, and Zwn'jan


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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