Mak

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Ching, Mo, Mochiahua, Mohua, Mo-Hua, Mojiahua
Population

5,000 (Bradley 2007). Ethnic population: 10,000 (2000 D. Bradley).

Location

Guizhou Province, northwest Libo county, Yangfeng, Fangcun, Jialiang, and Di’e villages; some in neighboring Dushan county.

Language Status

7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality: Bouyei.

Dialects

Chi, Ching (Cham), Hwa, Lyo, Mak. Dialect differences are minor. Reportedly similar to Ai-Cham [aih].

Language Use

Also use local Chinese or Bouyei [pcc].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.