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Dialect Day

Dialect Day is held on February 18. Amami Islands, Japan. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us Help us 
18 February - Dialect Day
The Ryukyuan peoples are of Japanese and southeast Asian descent. Their languages vary from island to island and their dialects from village to village. The Amami languages (島口, Shimayumuta) are a collection of dialect clusters spoken across the Amami Islands of Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
Most Amami speakers are elderly, and younger Amami locals mainly speak Japanese.

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