The ancient Chinese spoke Sinitic Languages-Sinitic meaning ‘of or relating to China’. However Mandarin was the most predominant language over most of the country.

Various time The Chinese speak various dialects: Prior to Three Kingdoms they were speaking Hokkien in Central Plain, the Language thus being assimilated to Fujian Province with the waves of migrations. Hakka was spoken mostly by the Xiong Nu, Chinese from the northern borders that were later assimilated again during the southern migration from the northern plain. Mandarin was the byproduct of Mongolian speaking Chinese language at that time after the fall of Tang Dynasty and eventually refined during Ming and Qing Dynasties.

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