Taizhou Wu

Taizhou Wu
Native to People's Republic of China
Region Zhejiang
Native speakers
(5 million cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ISO 639-6 tihu
Glottolog taiz1238[2]

The Taizhou Wu (台州片) are a group of Southern Wu dialects spoken in and around Taizhou in Zhejiang province. They are to some extent mutually intelligible with Taihu Wu.


Taizhou proper is the chief and representative dialect.


  1. Sinolect.org
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Taizhou". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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