Yue
Cantonese
粵語/粤语
廣東話/广东话
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Yuhtyúh (Yue) written in traditional (left) and simplified (right) Chinese characters
Region Guangdong, Guangxi, western Hainan, Hong Kong and Macau
Ethnicity Cantonese
Taishanese
Speakers
84 million (2020)
Family
Dialects
Writing
Traditional Chinese
(Written Cantonese)
Simplified Chinese
Cantonese Braille
AreaGuangdong (except Hakka speaking areas northeast, Min Nan-speaking areas east, Hainan Island); Guangxi. Hong Kong and Macau. Also in Australia, Brunei, Canada, Costa Rica, Honduras, Indonesia (Java and Bali), Malaysia (Peninsular), Mauritius, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 yue
Glottolog yuec1235
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Yue language
Traditional Chinese 粵語
Simplified Chinese 粤语
Cantonese Yale Yuhtyúh
Literal meaning 'Language of Yue'
 
Guangdong language
Traditional Chinese 廣東話
Simplified Chinese 广东话
Cantonese Yale Gwóngdūng wá
Literal meaning 'Guangdong speech'
 
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