Miao, Large FloweryPrint
300,000 (Wang and Mao 1995).
Guizhou province: Hezhang, Pu’an, Shuicheng, Weining, Zhenning, and Ziyun counties, Liupanshui municipality; Sichuan province: Panzhihua municipality; Yunnan province: Zhaotong area, Daguan, Fumin, Lufeng, Luquan, Qiaojia, Suijiang, Wuding, Xundian, Yongshan, and Yiliang counties, Anning, Chuxiong, Kunming, Qujing, and Xuanwei municipalities.
5 (Developing). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.
None known. Inherently unintelligible of other Miao varieties. A member of macrolanguage Hmong [hmn].
Tonal, 5–7 tones.
Vigorous. Home, community, market.
Traditional religion, Christian.