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ERIC Number: ED138083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Chinese Dialects in Southeast Asia. Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 7 No. 4.
Leok Har Chan
This paper discusses the dialects of the Chinese people who have settled in various countries of Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Burma, Thailand, Laos, North and South Vietnam, and the Khmer Republic. Data are first given regarding the area in general. The data are then broken down according to individual country. The information includes the percentage of Chinese living in each country, the dialects of Chinese spoken, the number of speakers per dialect, and observations on some of the dialects. Maps are included showing the geographical distribution of the various dialects in each country. (CFM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Dept. of Linguistics.
Identifiers - Location: Asia