Ná-Meo language

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Na Meo
Native to Vietnam
Region Lang Son Province
Ethnicity Mieu people
Native speakers
1,200  (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 neo
Glottolog name1237[2]

Ná-Meo (Na Miểu) is a language of northern Vietnam, spoken by the Mieu people. Nguyen (2007) believes Na Meo may be a Hmongic language closest to Qiandong Miao.


The following locations are reported in Ethnologue.

Nguyen (2007:31) reports the following additional locations.


  1. ^ Ná-Meo at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Ná-Meo". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Nguyễn Văn Thắng (2007). Ambiguity of Identity: The Mieu in North Vietnam. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books.