Miao, Chuanqiandian ClusterPrint
1,400,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).
West Guizhou Province, west Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, south Sichuan and southeast and northeast Yunnan provinces.
5 (Developing). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.
Bai Miao, Black Hmong, Black Meo, Black Mong, Blue Hmong, Blue Meo, Ching Miao, Chuan Miao, Clear Water Hmong, Dananshan Miao, Dianxi Miao, Downhill Hmong, Flowery Meo, Green Hmong, Green Meo, Hei Miao, Hmong Be, Hmong Bua, Hmong Den, Hmong Dle Ncha, Hmong Dlo, Hmong Dou, Hmong Drout Raol, Hmong La, Hmong Len, Hmong Shi, Hmong Shua Bua, Hmong Sou, Hongxian Miao, Hua Miao, Hwa Miao, Light Hmong, Liuzhai Miao, Lu Miao, Luzhai Miao, Magpie Miao, Meo Dam, Meo Den, Meo Lai, Mong Hoa, Mong La Hou, Mong Leng, Mong Lenh, Mong Shi, Mong Si, Mountain Hmong, Paddyfield Miao, Qing Miao, Qingshui Miao, Red Mong, Red Thread Miao, Red-headed Hmong, River Miao, Sa Pa Hmong, Sichuan Miao, Six Village Miao, Striped Hmong, Tak Miao, Variegated Mong, Western Yunnan Miao, White Miao, Yaque Miao. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].
SVO; 7–9 tones.
Latin script [Latn], pinyin-based, 1958–1960 and from 1981, experimental.
Consider themselves Miao nationality.