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Pinghua (; : ''Pìhng Wá''; sometimes disambiguated as /) is a pair of spoken mainly in parts of the , with some speakers in province. Pinghua is a in some areas of Guangxi, where it is spoken as a second language by speakers of . Some speakers of Pinghua are officially classified as , and many are genetically distinct from most other . The northern subgroup of Pinghua is centered on and the southern subgroup around . Southern Pinghua has several notable features such as having four distinct s, and using various loanwords from the , such as the final ' for imperative sentences. History and classification Language surveys in Guangxi during the 1950s recorded varieties of Chinese that had been included in the dialect group but were different from those in Guangdong. Pinghua was designated as a separate dialect group from Yue by the in the 1980s and since then has been treated as a separate dialect in textbooks and surveys. Since designation as a separate dialect group, ...
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Tongdao Pinghua
The Tongdao Pinghua is a variety of Guibei (桂北平话) influenced by (Dong). It is spoken by about 25,000 people in , , China (Shi 2015:137). Although Tongdao Pinghua speakers are classified by the Chinese government as ethnic Han, the speakers consider themselves to be a distinct ethnic group, and neither Han nor Kam.Peng Jianguo [彭建国]. 2010湖南通道侗族“本地话”的语音系统及其归属 Journal of Yunmeng 云梦学刊, Vol. 31, No. 4. Names Tongdao Pinghua speakers call their own language ''Bendihua'' 本地话 (the name ''Bendihua'' () literally means 'native language'), although some speakers also refer to it as ''Jiangping'' 讲平. The refer to it as ', and the ( speakers) refer to it as ''Luoyanhua'' (洛岩话; "Luoyan language"). Tongdao Pinghua speakers call themselves the ' people (我们人) (Shi 2015:137).Shi Lin [石林]. 2015. ''Three language varieties of the Hunan-Guizhou-Guangxi border region'' [湘黔桂边区的三个族群方言岛]. ...
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