Miao, Horned

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A language of China

Alternate Names
A-Hmo, Bai Miao, Changjiao Miao, Forest Miao, Hmong Khua Shua Ndrang, Hmong Ndong, Hmong Ndou, Hmong Sou, Jiao Miao, Jiaojiao Miao, Kha-Nzi, Longhorn Miao, Qing Miao, White Miao
Population

50,000 (Hattaway 2000).

Location

Northeast Yunnan Province, Zhenxiong county; northwest and central Guizhou Province, Dafang, Nayong, and Zhijin counties, Anshun, Guiyang, Bijie, and Qingzhen municipalities.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

May have inherent intelligibility of Small Flowery Miao [sfm] (Johnson 1998); not inherently intelligible with other Miao varieties.

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, community, market. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Other Comments

Consider themselves Miao nationality but unique in culture and language from other Miao groups.