Shanghai Chinese

@article{Chen2015ShanghaiC,
  title={Shanghai Chinese},
  author={Yiya Chen and Carlos Gussenhoven},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={45},
  pages={321 - 337}
}
Shanghai Chinese (Shanghainese; 上海话) is a Wu dialect (ISO 639-3; code: wuu) spoken in the city of Shanghai (CN-31), one of the four municipalities in the People's Republic of China. Over the last century, the dialect has been heavily influenced by neighbouring dialects spoken in the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang, such as Jianghuai Mandarin (江淮官话), the Suzhou Wu dialect (吴语苏州话), and the Ningbo Wu dialect (吴语宁波话), in addition to two other, more distant dialects, Cantonese (广东话) and Northern… 

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