Small Flowery Miao

Small Flowery Miao
Native to China
Region Guizhou
Native speakers
84,000 (1995)[1]
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]


  1. Small Flowery Miao at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Small Flowery Miao". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Wang Fushi (1983). "Miáoyǔ fāngyán huàfēn wèntí (On the Dialect Divisions of the Miao Language)". Mínzú Yǔwén 5:1–22.

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