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LINGUIST List 24.3102

Tue Jul 30 2013

Media: Beijing Linguistic Committee Initiative to Preserve Old Beijing Chinese Dialect

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Jul-2013
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Beijing Linguistic Committee Initiative to Preserve Old Beijing Chinese Dialect
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The Beijing Linguistic Committee feels that the "pure old Beijing" dialect is dying out and has taskforces actively going out to record and document the dialect.

Read more: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/video/2013-07/30/c_132586969.htm


Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
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