Raojia language

Native to China
Region Majiang County, Guizhou
Native speakers
5,000 (1993)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Raojia (Chinese: 绕家语; autonym: ʔeu˧ʑu˨˩[1] or qɑ˨˦ʑuɤ˨˦[2]) is a Hmongic language spoken by about 5,000 people in 3 villages (including Baixing 白兴村) of Heba Township 河坝乡, Majiang County, Guizhou.

Raojia belongs to the Qiandong Miao (East Hmongic) branch (Li Yunbing 2000; Chen Qiguang 2013).[3]


  1. Chen, Qiguang [陈其光] (2013). Miao and Yao language [苗瑶语文]. Beijing: China Minzu University Press.
  2. Li Yunbing [李云兵]. 2000. 苗语方言划分遗留问题研究. Beijing: Minzu University Press [中央民族大学出版社].
  3. 吴正彪,《黔东方言苗语土语划分问题的再探讨》,《吉首大学学报(社会科学版)》,第30卷(2009),117至121页。

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