What are Chinese dialects?

What are Chinese dialects? Chinese is like a big umbrella of languages with a number of various dialects beneath. They are usually classified into 7 large groups. They are Mandarin (Putonghua), Min, Hakka, Yue (Cantonese), Wu, Gan, and Xiang. Each of them also contains many smaller dialects. It’s like English. Within English, there is American[…]