Biao-Jiao Mien

A language of China

ISO 639-3: bje
 

Population 43,000 (1995 Wang and Mao).
Region Northeastern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Quanzhou, Guanyang, and Gongcheng Yao Autonomous counties; southern Hunan Province, Shuangpai, and Daoxian counties.
Alternate names   Biao Chao, Byau Min
Dialects Biao Min (Biaomin, Biao Mien, Dongshan Yao), Jiaogong Mian (Chao Kong Meng, Shikou). The two dialects are reported to be unintelligible. Quite different from and unintelligible with Biao Mon (Biaoman). Lexical similarity 70% with Iu Mien, 67% with Kim Mun, 58% with Dzao Min.
Classification Hmong-Mien, Mienic, Biao-Jiao
Language development Grammar.
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Part of the Yao nationality. Daoist.