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Chinese language in the United States

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Chinese, including Mandarin and Cantonese among other varieties, is the third most-spoken language in the United States, and is mostly spoken within Chinese-American...

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Varieties of Chinese

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Middle Chinese. Chinese varieties have the greatest differences in their phonology, and to a lesser extent in vocabulary and syntax. Southern varieties tend...

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Chinese language

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Chinese (simplified Chinese: 汉语; traditional Chinese: 漢語; pinyin: Hànyǔ; lit. 'Han language' or 中文; Zhōngwén; 'Chinese writing') is a group of languages...

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Languages of the United States

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speakers each in the United States, almost entirely within recent immigrant populations. Both languages, along with the varieties of Chinese (mostly Cantonese...

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Mandarin Chinese

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Mandarin varieties, including the Beijing dialect, retain retroflex initial consonants, which have been lost in southern varieties of Chinese. The Chinese capital...

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French language in the United States

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The French language is spoken as a minority language in the United States. Roughly 2.1 million Americans over the age of five reported speaking the language...

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Language and overseas Chinese communities

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languages and/or English. Many overseas Chinese populations in North America speak some variety of Chinese. In the United States and Canada, Chinese is...

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Sinitic languages

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The Sinitic languages (simplified Chinese: 汉语族; traditional Chinese: 漢語族; pinyin: Hànyǔ zú), often synonymous with the Chinese languages, are a group of...

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List of varieties of Chinese Protection of the Varieties of Chinese De facto spoken language—while no specific variety of Chinese is official in Hong Kong...

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Hmong language

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colonies) and later American English, and they may be confused with varieties spoken by minorities living today in the United States, Europe or elsewhere in Asia...

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German language in the United States

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them the largest single claimed ancestry group in the United States. Around 1.06 million people in the United States speak the German language at home...

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Languages of China

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languages in China. The predominant language is Standard Chinese, which is based on Beijingese, but there are hundreds of related Chinese languages,...

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Vietnamese language in the United States

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speakers in the United States, where it is the sixth-most spoken language. The United States also ranks second among countries and territories with the most...

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History of the Chinese language

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The earliest historical linguistic evidence of the spoken Chinese language dates back approximately 4500 years, while examples of the writing system that...

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Chinese Americans

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Bureau, the various varieties of Chinese make up the third-most spoken language in the United States. It is almost completely spoken within Chinese American...

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Pluricentric language

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of such languages can be found worldwide among the most-spoken languages, including but not limited to Chinese in mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore;...

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Spanish language in the United States

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Portuguese, Hawaiian, the various varieties of Chinese, the Indo-Aryan languages, and the Native American languages combined. According to the 2022 American Community...

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Languages of Taiwan

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The languages of Taiwan consist of several varieties of languages under the families of Austronesian languages and Sino-Tibetan languages. The Formosan...

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English language

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it is the sole or dominant language for historical reasons without being explicitly defined by law (such as in the United States and United Kingdom)...

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Language education in the United States

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Language Education in the United States has historically involved teaching English to immigrants; and Spanish, French, Latin, Italian or German to native...

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United States Army

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designated as the Army of the United States in the U.S. Constitution. The Army is the oldest branch of the U.S. military and the most senior in order of precedence...

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Standard language

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Huáyǔ "Chinese language"). Standard Chinese now dominates public life, and is much more widely studied than any other variety of Chinese. In the United Kingdom...

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Native Americans in the United States

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Americans, are the Indigenous peoples of the United States or portions thereof. It includes American Indians from the contiguous United States and Alaska Natives...

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Min Chinese

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main layers in the vocabulary of modern Min varieties: A non-Chinese substratum from the original languages of Minyue, which Norman and Mei Tsu-lin believe...

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Varieties of French

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Varieties of the French language are spoken in France and around the world. The Francophones of France generally use Metropolitan French[citation needed]...

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American English

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sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. English is the most widely...

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Chinese as a foreign language

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Chinese as a foreign or second language is when non-native speakers study Chinese varieties. The increased interest in China from those outside has led...

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List of dialects of English

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linguistic varieties that may differ in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling, and other aspects of grammar. For the classification of varieties of English...

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Languages of the United Kingdom

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English, in various dialects, is the most widely spoken language of the United Kingdom, but a number of regional and migrant languages are also spoken...

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