Miao, Southwestern Guiyang

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Southwestern Guiyang Hmong
Population

70,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).

Location

Central Guizhou Province, Pingba and Changshun counties, suburbs of Guiyang, Qingzhen and Anshun municipalities.

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Language Status

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

Dialects

None known. Inherently unintelligible of other Miao varieties. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].

Language Use

Home, community, market.

Other Comments

Traditional religion.