The language natively spoken in Shanghai, China. Unintelligable from the official language, Mandarin Chinese. The ability to speak Shanghainese with flare makes one a true urbanite in this metropolis. The native Shanghainese generally have a lower opinion of other Chinese those who don't speak the language.
"Ni jian shang hai hua ma?" in Mandarin is "Nong gahng zahng heh wu va?" in Shanghainese.
يوليو 6, 2004