Miao, Eastern Xiangxi


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

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


West Hunan Province, Luxi, Guzhang, Jishou, and Longshan counties; some in Guizhou, Hubei, and Chongqing provinces, and in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.


None known. Not inherently intelligible of other varieties of Miao. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.