Miao, Southwestern Huishui

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Miao, Southwestern Huishui Hmong
Population

56,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).

Location

Central Guizhou Province, Huishui, Sandu, and Changshun counties.

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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.