Hmu is a Hmong-Mien language spoken in mainly in Guizhou in southern China, and also in Hunan, and in parts of northern Vietnam. In 1995 there were about 2.1 million speakers of Hmu, which is also known as Qiandong Miao, Eastern Guizhou Miao, Central Miao, East Hmongic or Black Miao.
The standard version of Hmu used in textbooks in China is Northern Qiandong Miao, which is also known as Central Miao, Eastern Guizhou Hmu, or 黔东方言 (Qiándōng fāngyán) in Chinese.
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Details of Hmu scripts and pronunciation provided by Wolfram Siegel
Laix laix diangl dangt lol sob dab yangx ghax maix zit yef, niangb diot gid zenb nieef haib gid quaif lit gid nongd jus diel pinf denx. Nenx dol maix laib lix xent haib jox hvib vut, nenx dol nongt liek bed ut id xit deit dait.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Information about Hmu
A-Hmao, Dananshan Miao, Hmong, Hmong Dau, Hmong Njau, Hmu, Iu Mien, Luobohe Miao, Mashan Miao, Qo Xiong, She
Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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