Miao, Central Huishui

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Central Huishui Hmong
Population

40,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).

Location

Central Guizhou Province, Huishui and Changshun counties, suburbs of south Guiyang municipality.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.

Dialects

None known. Inherently unintelligible of other Miao varieties. 30 to 40 different Hmong (Miao) languages in China. Great linguistic differences. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].

Language Use

All domains.

Other Comments

Traditional religion.