Southeast Guizhou Province, Liping county; southwest Hunan Province, Tongdao Dong autonomous county; northeast Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sanjiang Dong autonomous county, near South Dong, small villages.
Lexical similarity: with Northern Dong [doc] and sometimes referred to as a special dialect of Dong.
Tonal, 6 tones
Daily communication. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn], including in singing.
Officially classified within Miao nationality. Traditional religion.