Hakka
客家話 / 客家话
Hak-kâ-fa
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Hak-kâ-fa/Hak-kâ-va (Hakka/Kejia) written in Chinese characters
Country Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
Region Mainland China: northeastern Guangdong, adjoining regions of Fujian, Jiangxi, southern Hunan and the midwest of Sichuan
Hong Kong: New Territories (older generations since younger Hakkas mostly speak Cantonese due to language shift and social assimilation)
Ethnicity Hakka
Speakers
47.8 million (2007)
Family
Writing
hanzi, romanization
AreaWidespread with other dialects. Eastern and northeastern Guangdong greatest concentration; also in Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Hunan, and Sichuan. Also in Brunei, Canada, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Indonesia (Java and Bali), Malaysia (Peninsular), Mauritius, New Zealand, Panama, Singapore, South Africa, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 hak
Glottolog hakk1236
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Hakka
Traditional Chinese 客家話
Simplified Chinese 客家话
Hakka hag5 ga1 fa4
or hag5 ga1 va4
 
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