Hailu dialect

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Hailu dialect
Hoiluk dialect
Native toGuangdong, Taiwan
Native speakers
1.18 million (2012)
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Hailu dialect also known as Hoiluk dialect (traditional Chinese: 海陸客語; simplified Chinese: 海陆客话)is a dialect of Hakka Chinese that originated around Shanwei, Guangdong.[1] It is also spoken across Taiwan in various areas, particularly Taoyuan (Yangmei District), (Xinwu District), Hualien, and Taitung.


  1. ^ Teng, Shengyu (2015). "Word Formation in Chinese Dialects: A Case Study of Hailu Hakka". Chinese Lexical Semantics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 9332. pp. 281–293. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-27194-1_29. ISBN 978-3-319-27193-4.