Shanghainese-English/English-Shanghainese Dictionary & Phrasebook
Distinct from and mutually unintelligible with the official Chinese dialect of Mandarin, Shanghainese is experiencing a revival both within Shanghai and throughout central China. With over 14 million speakers, Shanghainese is the most widespread member of the Wu family of Chinese dialects and the predominant language of the city of Shanghai and the Yangzi River delta.
- Concise, travel-centered dictionary with 4,000 entries
- Easy-to-follow grammar and pronunciation sections
- Explanation of Mandarin characters as used for Shanghainese
- Helpful bibliography of Shanghainese textbooks