research data . Dataset . 2015

The Classification Of Na Meo, A Hmong-Mien Language Of Vietnam

Hsiu, Andrew;
Open Access
  • Published: 29 May 2015
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract Na Meo is a language spoken in a cluster of villages encompassing the northern Vietnam provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang, and Bac Kan, as well as a single village in Tuyen Quang province (Nguyen 2007). Its existence as a divergent Hmong-Mien language has been noted by the Vietnamese government since 1975. However, Na Meo has remained very poorly documented, and is currently still listed as an unclassified language in Ethnologue (ISO 639-3 code [neo]) due to the lack of published data. The lengthiest published word list to date is that of Nguyen (2007), which has 67 Na Meo words in non-IPA orthography. Within Tuyên Quang province, Na Meo is spoken only in ...
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