Miao, Small Flowery

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Atse, Ghab-Mvb Ghab-Svd, Ghuab-Hmongb Ghuab-Soud, Hsiao Hwa Miao, Xiao Hua Miao
Population

84,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).

Location

West Guizhou Province, Hezhang, Guanling, Nayong, Shuicheng, and Zhenning counties.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Inherently unintelligible of other Miao varieties (Hattaway 2000).

Language Use

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

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.