Hmong / Miao
lus Hmoob / lug Moob / lol Hmongb
Country China, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.
Ethnicity Hmong
Speakers
(3.7 million cited 1995–2009)
not counting Vietnam
Family
Hmong–Mien
Writing
Hmong writing: inc. Pahawh Hmong, Nyiakeng Puachue Hmong, multiple Latin standards
AreaWestern Guizhou Province, Dafang, Guanling, Nayong, Pu’an, Puding, Qianxi, Qinglong, Shuicheng, Xingren, Zhenning, Zhijin, and Ziyun counties; southeastern Yunnan Province, Wenshan , Honghe prefectures; northwestern Guangxi Province, Longlin County; Anshun and Xingyi cities. Also in Viet Nam.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 hmn Hmong, Mong (China, Laos)
ISO 639-3 hmn – inclusive code for the Hmong/Mong/Miao (China, Laos) macrolanguage, including all the following varieties except hmf and hmv.
Individual codes:
hmf – Hmong Don (Vietnam)
hmv – Hmong Dô (Vietnam)
hnj – Mong Njua/Mong Leng (China, Laos), “Blue/Green Hmong” (United States)
mww – Hmong Daw (China, Laos), “White Hmong” (United States)
hmz – Sinicized Miao (Hmong Shua)
hrm – Horned Miao (A-Hmo, China)
sfm – Small Flowery Miao
cqd – Chuanqiandian Cluster Miao (cover term for Hmong in China)
hea – Northern Qiandong Miao
hma – Southern Mashan Miao
hmc – Central Huishui Miao
hmd – Large Flowery Miao
hme – Eastern Huishui Miao
hmg – Southwestern Guiyang Miao
hmh – Southwestern Huishui Miao
hmi – Northern Huishui Miao
hmj – Ge (Chonganjiang Miao)
hml – Luopohe Miao
hmm – Central Mashan Miao
hmp – Northern Mashan Miao
hmq – Eastern Qiandong Miao
hms – Southern Qiandong Miao
hmw – Western Mashan Miao
hmy – Southern Guiyang Miao
huj – Northern Guiyang Miao
muq – Eastern Xiangxi Miao
mmr – Western Xiangxi Miao
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Map of Hmong-Mien languages, the West Hmongic language is in purple.
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