Mastering Wu will take from you 2200 hours or 88 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 3 point.
Learning Vietnamese might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Wu in China and overseas communities with origins from Shanghai, Jiangsu and/or Zhejiang.
Number of native speakers is about 80,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 90,000,000. The biggest country in which Wu is used as a native language is China.
Native speakers of Vietnamese are mostly from Vietnam and are about 75,000,000 people.
Vietnamese are spoken fluently by 76,000,000 people.
The language is spoken in Vietnam, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Finland, France, Germany, Laos, Martinique, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Norway, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, and Vanuatu.
Wu came from Sino-Tibetan languages.
Mon-Khmer branch of the Austro-Asiatic language family is the origin of Vietnamese language.