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 and Mao 1995).


Hunan province: Guzhang, Jishou, Longshan, and Luxi counties; some in Chongqing, Guizhou, and Hubei provinces; 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.

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