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Is Wu the dialect spoken in Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces?

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Maybe first is Beijing dialect,(Madarins based on Beijing),and then Cantonese,MinNan dialect,Henan dialect,Sichuan dialect…And mineHakka,all over part of China,Indonesia,Malaysia,Singapore and so on

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Minnan (spoken by native Minnan speakers and also second language speakers due to Taiwanese Hokkien songs and movies)

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3.Canton. Also around 70 million speak Canton in China, but slightly less than Wu speakers. However Cantonese is probably recognized by more Westeners as Guangdong is famous for its population outflow.

Yue (spoken by native Yue speakers and also second language speakers due to proliferation of Cantonese songs and movies)

Mandarin ( if you count it as a dialect )

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1. Mandarin. Approximately 870 million Chinese speakers speak some sort of Mandarin as their first language. But different branches of Mandarin sound very different too.

2. Wu. Approximately 70 million Chinese people speak Wu dialect. But take it carefully, it is not 70 million speak it as first language but speaking it as native language.

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Outside of China in overseas Chinese communities, the situation is different (order may be disputable)

Confusingly the largest dialect group is named Mandarin too but is far from a single dialect. Do most Chinese know that Sichuanese is in the guanhua or northern group but Hunanese is not? No, and Chinese linguists opinions varied too over the last century. So first you have to define what youre asking.

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