"Chinese" is not just one language; it is really a family of
many dialects, some of which are so different from one another that
they could possibly be considered different languages. Speakers of
one dialect often can't understand speakers of other dialects.
However, the Chinese languages been written in a uniform way
(Chinese characters) for thousands of years.
Some of the dialects in the Chinese language family include
Mandarin (Putonghua) spoken mostly in the North, Cantonese spoken
mostly in Guangdong, Shanghainese (Wu), Hakka, Minbei, and Minnan.
There are also numerous ethnic groups in China who speak their own
languages, separate from Chinese, such as Zhuang, Manchu, Miao and
Uyghur. Mandarin is the official language of the People's Republic
of China, and most young people in the PRC can speak Mandarin in
addition to their native dialect/language.
Nationally people speak mandarin Chinese, or putonghua, with
most local dialects varying slightly from the standard Chinese, but
Cantonese, a dialect popular in Guangdong province and among many
overseas Chinese, differs largely from the mandarin in
pronunciation (not so in writing).
The official languages of China are Standard Chinese (Mainland),
Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Portuguese, Uyghur, Tibetan,
Mongolian and Zhuang. Apart from these there are many different
indigenous languages, dialects and minority languages spoken in the
country, bringing the total number of living languages in China to
around 292 different languages.
There are many forms of the Chinese language spoken in China but
the two main dialects are Mandarin and Cantonese. Mandarin is the
most widely spoken language while Cantonese is spoken mostly in the
South and in Hong Kong
The National Language is Han Yu meaning the language of
the Han people, or pu tong hua. Either way they both mean
Mandarin. Mandarin is supposed to be the national language
but there are more than 200 languages in China. Cantonese the most
known next to Mandarin. But they're united by the writing system
which is the same even if the spoken word is different.
There is no one official language. It is either Mandarin Chinese
There is no real one answer as Chinese has many dialects (e.g.
Mandarin, Wu, Xiang, Hakla, Yue, Min Nan, etc.) which are mutually
unintelligible to speakers of other dialects. It also depends where
the speaker is from - Mainland Chinese officially speak Mandarin,
Hong Kong uses Cantonese and Taiwan uses Hokkien.
The language is Chinese
Almost everyone in China speaks Chinese, but not everyone can
understand each other. People from different parts of China speak
Chinese in different dialects. For instance, someone from one part
of China might not be able to understand someone from the other
side of China because they speak in different dialects.
Mandarin Chinese is the official language of China, though there
are many dialects of this language (if you learn the dialect from
Chengdu, people in Hong Kong may not be able to understand
China has seven different dialects of Chinese spoken in various
parts of the country, along with some regional languages such as
Mongolian and Tibetan. The official language is Standard Mandarin,
and most educated Chinese speak English as a second
Mandarin is the language most spoken in China. The Beijing
Mandarin dialect is the lingua franca of China.
Approx. 850 million of China's population of approx. 1.3
billion, speak the language.
The most used language in China is believed to be Mandarin
The official language of the Republic of China (中華民國) is
Standard Mandarin (國語).
The recognised regional languages of the Republic of China
(中華民國) include: Taiwanese Hokkien (Taiwan, Penghu and Kinmen),
Hakka (Taiwan), several Taiwanese aboriginal languages, Fuzhunese
(Matsu), and Puxian Min (Wuqiu).
The official script of the Republic of China (中華民國) is
Traditional Chinese (正體字/繁體字).
Mandarin is the official spoken language of China with Cantonese
spoken in the South of the country
Mandarin is the most popular.
they mostly speak mandrin
The most spoken dialects are Mandarin (spoken by over 70% of the
population), Wu (Shanghainese), Yue (Cantonese), Min, Xiang, Gan,
The top 2 languages in China are Mandarin and Cantonese.
Mandarin is the official language of the country.
ANS 2 -Mandarin is only 1 of the
many languages of China
There's only one language --Chinese. However there are many
dialects(appro. 65 not 100% sure) but they can be roughly
classified into one of the seven large groups, i.e., Putonghua
(Mandarin), Gan, Kejia (Hakka), Min, Wu, Xiang and Yue
(Cantonese).ach language group contains a large number of dialects.
Many Chinese nowadays know how to speak English as well (esp. in
Mandarin and Cantonese are the two most spoken languages. English
is the most spoken foreign language.
Mandarine and Cantonese are the official languages of
about 100 alnguages but the main one is mandarin.
it is 292
yes theres chinese of course and mandarin,some chinese speak
english and well thats all i know
Kantonese or/and Mandarin... i think manderin is the most widely
used one though
In China, the main language is Mandarin Chinese, in the south parts
of the country, such as Guangdong and Hong Kong, people mostly
speak Cantonese. Each part of the country have their own accent and
some are so different that it would be very hard to understand. In
the provinces on the west of China, there is Xin jiang, xi zhang,
nei meng gu, they have their own language. There are alot of other
languages in China, since there are 56 ethnic groups. Shanghai
people have their own language and people from fujian province have
mainly Mandarin, Cantonese spoken in some regions
Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua,) Yue (Cantonese), Wu
(Shanghaiese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan, Xiang, Gan and Hakka
Mandarin is the official language of China.
Standard Mandarin is the official language of China. The main
languages in China are Sino-Tibetan, Taiâ??Kadai, and Altaic, just
but to mention a few.
Pretty sure it chinese
Mandarin and Cantonese
The most common is Mandarin.
China only has one national language, Mandarin Chinese. However,
there are many other dialects spoken around the country.
However Mandarin Chinese may be written as either Simplified or
Traditional Mandarin. Cantonese is another popular, widely spoken
dialect, particularly in Guangdong Province, as well some other
overseas communities such as Hong Kong and Macau.
Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese
Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese.
Mandarin Chinese is the official language of China. Some other
languages are Mongolian, Tibetan, Uughur and Zhuang.
Chinaese. The most of them can speaken a simple English.
The two largest languages are Cantonese and Mandarin. Cantonese is
the more widely spoken within China. Mandarin, however, is more
widely spoken by the upper class. Also spoken is Tibetan.
Typically Mandarin and Cantonese are recognized as the two native
languages spoken in China. However, Chinese has many, many regional
dialects. It is very difficult to count the number of dialects
because the difference is more of a spectrum of languages than
discrete countable languages.
Most chinese people speak Mandarin, the official Chinese language.
However, in various areas in China, people speak dialects and
variations of Chinese. Some of them are very different sounding to
the Mandarin Chinese.
They mainly speak Mandrin but they also speak Cantonese, several
variations on Min, and Hunanese
they speak several different languages but the most common one is
The Chinese people mostly speak Mandarin. The most widely spoken
foreign language in China is English.
Mandarin Chinese, which is spoken by 850 million people.
I only know a total of 12 Chinese languages out of 29. The twelve
languages I know is: Mandarin; Wu; Yue; Min; Xiang; Gan; Hakka;
Cantonese; Zhuang; Mongolian; Tibetan; Uyghur; Hmong; and