Da-Tong dialect

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Da-Tong, sometimes called Daye dialect (simplified Chinese: 大冶话; traditional Chinese: 大冶話) after its principal variety, is a dialect of Gan Chinese. It is spoken in Daye, in the southeastern part of Hubei province near the Jiangxi border, as well as in Xianning, Jiangyu, Puxin, Chongyang, Tongcheng, Tongshan, and Yangxin in Hubei, as well as in Huarong and bordering areas of eastern Hunan.

Da-Tong
Daye
Native to China
Region Southeastern Hubei, eastern Hunan
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ISO 639-6 dton
Glottolog None

Sounds

The Daye variety will be taken as representative.

Consonants

Consonants of Daye Gan
  Bilabial Alveolar Alveolo-palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m ɲ ŋ  
Plosive voiceless unaspirated p t   k  
voiceless aspirated    
Affricate voiceless unaspirated   ts    
voiceless aspirated   tsʰ tɕʰ    
Fricative voiced   z      
voiceless f s ɕ   x
Lateral approximant   l      

Tones

Citation tones

Tone chart of Daye Gan
Tone number Tone name Tone contour
1 yin ping (陰平) ˨ (2)
2 yang ping (陽平) ˧˩˧ (313)
3 shang sheng (上聲) ˦˧ (43)
4 yang qu (去聲) ˧˥ (35)
5 ru sheng (入聲) ˩˧ (13)

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