Wu Chinese

I proudly speak Wu Chinese as my mother tongue, though Mandarin is also native to me.

In terms of the number of speakers, Wu (Sino-Tibetan : Sinitic : Southern) is the second largest language in China and the 10th largest in the world. It is a soft and light language spoken mainly in the Jiang-Nan region, i.e., Shanghai, Zhejiang and southern part of Jiangsu.

Wu is very different from Mandarin in (at least) two aspects:

General Maps (non-linguistic):

Historical Maps

Wu Music

Some Resources (google caches, in Chinese):

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