Hmong, Central Huishui

A language of China

ISO 639-3: hmc
 

Population 30,000 (1987 Wurm et al.).
Region Gaopa, Huishui, Guiding, Changshun, Ziyun, and Pingba counties, Guiyang City Region, central portion.
Alternate names   Central Huishui Miao, Miao
Dialects Inherently unintelligible to speakers of other Hmong varieties. 30 to 40 different Hmong (Miao) languages in China. Linguistic differences are great (Joakim Enwall 1993).
Classification Hmong-Mien, Hmongic, Chuanqiandian
Language use All domains.
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Part of the Miao nationality. Agriculturalists. Polytheist, Christian.