Mandarin Dialects

Some articles on dialects, mandarin dialects, mandarin, dialect:

Yue Chinese - Phonology - Final Consonants and Tones
... They are most faithfully preserved in Yue dialects ... Final stops have disappeared entirely in most Mandarin dialects, including the Beijing-based standard, with the syllables distributed across the other tones ... and 佚 are all pronounced yì in Mandarin, but they are all different in Yue (Cantonese jeoi6, ngat6, ngai6 ...
Anhui - Culture
... of the province are more similar in culture and dialect to other southern, hilly provinces, like Zhejiang and Jiangxi ... Mandarin dialects are spoken over the northern and central parts of the province, north of the Yangzi river ... Dialects to the north (e.g ...
Old Mandarin - Phonology
... The phonology of Old Mandarin is most clearly defined in the Zhongyuan Yinyun ... The language shows many of the features characteristic of modern Mandarin dialects, such as the reduction and disappearance of final stop consonants and the reorganization of the Middle Chinese tones ... When voicing was lost in all dialects except the Wu group, this distinction became phonemic, and the system of initials and tones was re-arranged differently in each of the major groups ...
Mandarin Chinese - Phonology - Finals
... Most Mandarin dialects have three medial glides /j/, /w/ and /ɥ/ (spelled i, u and ü in pinyin), though their incidence varies ... Thus Southwestern Mandarin has /tei/ "right" where the standard language has dui /twei/, and /tʰən/ "swallow" where the standard has tun /tʰwən/ ... Southwestern Mandarin also has /kai kʰai xai/ in some words where the standard has jie qie xie /tɕiɛ tɕʰiɛ ɕiɛ/ ...