Cities (capitals of the prefectures respectively):
Phrases/Words that are different:
Some of the vocabulary is understandable for standard Japanese speakers, but some of it is so different, it can cause significant confusion.
The Shikoku Dialect (Shikoku hogen) consists of a group of dialects spoken in Shikoku. The dialects are:
The Shikoku dialect has many similarities with the Chugoku dialect in grammar. The biggest difference between those two is in pitch accent. Shikoku dialect uses Kyoto-Osaka-type accent , but Chugoku uses a more Tokyo-type accent.