Small Flowery Miao

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Small Flowery Miao
Gha-Mu
Native to China
Region Guizhou
Native speakers
84,000  (1995)[1]
Hmong–Mien
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sfm
Glottolog smal1236[2]

Small Flowery Miao (Chinese: 小花苗 xiǎo huā miáo) is a Miao language of China that is closely related to Hmong: Hmong and Small Flowery Miao are listed as the first and second local dialects of the Chuanqiandian Cluster of West Hmongic languages.[3] It is spoken in Nayong, Shuicheng, Zhenning, Guanling, and Hezhang counties of western Guizhou, China.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Small Flowery Miao at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Small Flowery Miao". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Wang Fushi (1983). "Miáoyǔ fāngyán huàfēn wèntí (On the Dialect Divisions of the Miao Language)". Mínzú Yǔwén 5:1–22.
  4. ^ http://asiaharvest.org/wp-content/themes/asia/docs/people-groups/China/chinaPeoples/G/Gha-Mu.pdf