- Min Dong
Eastern Min Min Dong
Spoken in Southern China, Vietnam, United States (chiefly New York City) Region eastern Fujian (Fuzhou and Ningde) Native speakers 9.1 million (1984)
(no recent data available)
Language family Language codes ISO 639-3 cdo
The Eastern Min language, or Min Dong (simplified Chinese: 闽东语; traditional Chinese: 閩東語; pinyin: Mǐndōngyǔ; Foochow Romanized: Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄) is the language mainly spoken in the eastern part of Fujian Province in China, in and near Fuzhou and Ningde. Fuzhou is the province's capital and largest city. Fuzhou dialect is considered the standard form of the Eastern Min Language.
The ISO 639-3 abbreviation for Eastern Min, used by Wikipedia, is cdo.
There are three branches in Min Dong (閩東)
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