Language of the Day for 16 March 2013

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Miao, Western Xiangxi [mmr]

A language of
China
Population
820,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995), decreasing.
Status
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.
Language Use
Vigorous, strong sense of ethnic identity. Most domains except education. Positive attitudes. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 40% or more. Dictionary.