Pingtang Miao
Native toChina
RegionGuizhou
Native speakers
(24,000 cited 1995)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
ping Pingtang
 dush Dushan
 lupi Luodian–Pingyan
 wanl Wangmo–Luodian
GlottologNone

Pingtang Miao, named after Pingtang County (平塘 píngtáng) in which it is spoken, is a group of Miao language varieties of China.

Classification

The four varieties of Pingtang were listed as unclassified branches of Chuanqiandian Miao (Western Hmongic) in Wang (1983).[2] Li (2000) classified them together as one of eight branches of Western Hmongic,[3] a position maintained in Wu and Yang (2010).[4]

Varieties

There are four varieties of Pingtang according to Li (2000):

These are at approximately the distance of the varieties of the other branches of West Hmongic, which Ethnologue assigned separate ISO codes.

References

  1. ^ Wang, Fushi 王辅世; Mao, Zongwu 毛宗武 (1995). Miáo Yáoyǔ gǔyīn gòunǐ 苗瑶语古音构拟 (in Chinese). Beijing: Zhongguo shehui kexue chubanshe.
  2. ^ Wang, Fushi 王辅世 (1983). "Miáoyǔ fāngyán huàfēn wèntí" 苗语方言划分问题 [On the Dialect Divisions of the Miao Language]. Mínzú yǔwén 民族语文 (in Chinese). 1983 (5): 1–22.
  3. ^ Li, Yunbing 李云兵 (2000). Miáoyǔ fāngyán huàfēn yíliú wèntí yánjiū 苗语方言划分遗留问题研究 (in Chinese). Beijing Shi: Zhongyang minzu daxue chubanshe.
  4. ^ Wu, Zhengbiao 吴正彪; Yang, Guangying 杨光应 (2010). "Máshān cì fāngyán qū Miáo wén fāng'àn de shèjì yǔ shǐyòng - jiān tán Miáozú yīngxióng shǐshī "Yàlǔ wáng" de jì yì zhěnglǐ wèntí" 麻山次方言区苗文方案的设计与使用—兼谈苗族英雄史诗《亚鲁王》的记译整理问题 (PDF). Mínzú fānyì 民族翻译 (in Chinese). 2010 (3): 58–65. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-20. Retrieved 2021-08-17.