Miao, Eastern Xiangxi

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Eastern Ghao-Xong, Eastern Miao, Eastern West-Hunan Miao, Ghao-Xong, Hsianghsi Miao, Meo Do, Northern Miao, Red Meo, Red Miao
Population

80,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).

Location

West Hunan Province, Luxi, Guzhang, Jishou, and Longshan counties, some in Hubei Province.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Not inherently intelligible of other varieties of Miao.

Other Comments

Officially classified within Miao nationality. Traditional religion.