Miao, Western Mashan

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Western Mashan Hmong
Population

14,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).

Location

South Guizhou Province, Wangmo and Ziyun 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].

Typology

Tonal, 13 tones.

Language Use

Home, community, market.

Other Comments

Traditional religion.