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An affricate is a consonant that begins as a stop and releases as a fricative, generally with the same place of articulation (most often coronal).
Anshun is a prefecture-level city of Guizhou province, near the location of Huangguoshu Waterfall, the tallest in China.
An apical consonant is a phone (speech sound) produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
In phonetics, aspiration is the strong burst of breath that accompanies either the release or, in the case of preaspiration, the closure of some obstruents.
Đồng Văn is a rural district of Ha Giang province in the Northeast region of Vietnam.
Bảo Lạc is a rural district of Cao Bằng Province in the northeast region of Vietnam.
Bảo Yên is a rural district of Lào Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam.
Bát Xát is a rural district of Lào Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam.
Bijie is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Guizhou Province, China, bordering Sichuan to the north and Yunnan to the west.
The Bouyei (also spelled Puyi, Buyei and Buyi; self called: Buxqyaix, or "Puzhong", "Burao", "Puman";; Pinyin: Bùyīzú; người Bố Y) are an ethnic group living in southern mainland China.
Cao Bằng is a city in northern Vietnam.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
Duyun is the capital of Qiannan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China.
An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, or a group of people, an individual person, or a language or dialect.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The Giáy people (Vietnamese: người Giáy), occasionally called the Nhang, are an ethnic group in Vietnam.
In linguistics, grammar (from Greek: γραμματική) is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.
In grammar the term particle (abbreviated) has a traditional meaning, as a part of speech that cannot be inflected, and a modern meaning, as a function word associated with another word or phrase to impart meaning.
Guangxi (pronounced; Zhuang: Gvangjsih), officially the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is a Chinese autonomous region in South Central China, bordering Vietnam.
Guanling Buyei and Miao Autonomous County is an autonomous county in Anshun City, in the southwest of Guizhou Province, China.
Guiyang is the capital of Guizhou province of Southwest China.
Guizhou, formerly romanized as Kweichow, is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the southwestern part of the country.
Hà Giang is a city located on the banks of the Lô River in the north-east region of Vietnam.
The Hekou Yao Autonomous County is an autonomous county in the southern part of the Yunnan province of China.
Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture is an autonomous prefecture in southeast-central Yunnan province, People's Republic of China.
The Kra–Dai languages (also known as Tai–Kadai, Daic and Kadai) are a language family of tonal languages found in southern China, Northeast India and Southeast Asia.
Labial consonants are consonants in which one or both lips are the active articulator.
Labialization is a secondary articulatory feature of sounds in some languages.
Lai Châu is the capital city of Lai Châu Province in the north-west region of Vietnam.
A language family is a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestral language or parental language, called the proto-language of that family.
Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.
Latin or Roman script is a set of graphic signs (script) based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet, which is derived from a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet, used by the Etruscans.
Lào Cai is a city in the Northwest region of Vietnam.
Liuzhi Special District is a district of Guizhou, China.
A loanword (also loan word or loan-word) is a word adopted from one language (the donor language) and incorporated into another language without translation.
Longli County is a county in Qiannan Autonomous Prefecture, in central Guizhou Province, China.
Maguan County (马关县; pinyin: Mǎguān Xiàn, Mã Quan) is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China.
Mường Khương is a rural district of Lào Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam.
Mường Tè is a rural district of Lai Châu Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam.
The Miao rebellion of 1854–1873 was an uprising of ethnic Miao and other groups in Guizhou province during the reign of the Qing dynasty.
The Northern Tai languages are an established branch of the Tai languages of Southeast Asia.
Northern Vietnam (Miền Bắc) is one of the three geographical regions within Vietnam.
Palatal consonants are consonants articulated with the body of the tongue raised against the hard palate (the middle part of the roof of the mouth).
In phonetics, palatalization (also) or palatization refers to a way of pronouncing a consonant in which part of the tongue is moved close to the hard palate.
Panzhou is a county-level city of Guizhou, China.
Phong Thổ is a rural district of Lai Châu Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam.
Pu'an County is a county of the Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Guizhou, China.
Qiánnán Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (Buyei: Qianfnanf Buxqyaix Buxyeeuz ziqziqzouy) is an autonomous prefecture of Guizhou province, People's Republic of China, bordering Guangxi to the south.
Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (Buyei: Qianfxiynanf Buxqyaix Buxyeeuz Ziqziqzouy), a.k.a. Hsing-i Chuan-ch’ü and Hsing-i Ti-ch’ü is an autonomous prefecture of Guizhou province, People's Republic of China, bordering Guangxi to the south and Yunnan to the west.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Qinglong County (晴隆县) is a county of Guizhou, China.
Sa Pả or Chapa, is a frontier township and capital of Sa Pa District in Lào Cai Province in north-west Vietnam.
Zhuang characters, or Sawndip, are logograms derived from Han characters and used by the Zhuang people of Guangxi and Yunnan, China to write the Zhuang languages for more than one thousand years.
Shuicheng County (水城县) is a county of Guizhou, China.
Sichuan, formerly romanized as Szechuan or Szechwan, is a province in southwest China occupying most of the Sichuan Basin and the easternmost part of the Tibetan Plateau between the Jinsha River on the west, the Daba Mountains in the north, and the Yungui Plateau to the south.
Southwestern Mandarin, also known as Upper Yangtze Mandarin, is a primary branch of Mandarin Chinese spoken in much of central and southwestern China, including in Sichuan, Yunnan, Chongqing, Guizhou, most parts of Hubei, the northwestern part of Hunan, the northern part of Guangxi, and some southern parts of Shaanxi and Gansu.
This article summarizes the phonology (the sound system, or in more general terms, the pronunciation) of Standard Chinese (Standard Mandarin).
A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds.
The Tai or Zhuang–Tai languages (ภาษาไท or ภาษาไต, transliteration: or) are a branch of the Kra–Dai language family.
Tai Yo, also known as Tai Mene and Nyaw, is a Tai language of Southeast Asia.
Tam Đường is a rural district of Lai Châu Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam.
Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning – that is, to distinguish or to inflect words.
A tone contour, or contour tone, is a tone in a tonal language which shifts from one pitch to another over the course of the syllable or word.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate, the back part of the roof of the mouth (known also as the velum).
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Wangmo County (望谟县) is a county of Guizhou, China.
Weining Yi Hui and Miao Autonomous County (Xiao'erjing: وِنٍْ یِذُو خُوِذُو مِیَوْذُو ذِجِشِیًا) is a county of Guizhou, China.
Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture is an autonomous prefecture in southeastern Yunnan province, People's Republic of China, and the easternmost prefecture-level division of the province.
William J. Gedney (born April 4, 1915 in Orchards, Washington; died November 14, 1999 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) was an American linguist and Southeast Asian language specialist.
In linguistics, word order typology is the study of the order of the syntactic constituents of a language, and how different languages can employ different orders.
Yên Minh is a rural district of Hà Giang Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam.
Yei Zhuang is a Northern Tai language complex spoken in Wenshan Prefecture, Yunnan, China.
Yunnan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country.
Ziyun Miao and Buyei Autonomous County (紫云苗族布依族自治县) is a county of Guizhou, China.
Bouyi language, Buyei language, Dushan language, Giay language, Giáy language, Guiyang language, ISO 639:pcc, Kwei-yang language, Nhang language, Puyi language, T'ien-pa language, Tushan language, Yay language.