Miao, Eastern QiandongPrint
350,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).
East Guizhou Province, Jianhe, Jinping, and Liping counties; west Hunan Province, Huitong, Jingzhou, and Tongdao counties.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.
None known. Not intelligible of other Miao varieties. Corresponds more or less to Ma’s Central Miao and Purnell’s Eastern Miao. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].
Bopomofo script [Bopo], no longer in use.