Miao, Large FloweryPrint
300,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).
Northwest Guizhou Province, Weining, Hezhang, Shuicheng, Pu’an, Zhenning, and Ziyun counties, Liupanshui municipality; northeast and central Yunnan Province, Zhaotong area, Yongshan, Yiliang, Daguan, Suijiang, Qiaojia, Xundian, Fumin, Luquan, Lufeng, and Wuding counties, Xuanwei, Qujing, Kunming, Anning, and Chuxiong municipalities; south Sichuan Province, Panzhihua municipality.
5 (Developing). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.
None known. Inherently unintelligible of other Miao varieties. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].
Tonal, 5–7 tones.
Vigorous. Home, community, market.
Traditional religion, Christian.