Dzao Min


  • Language: Dzao Min
  • Alternate names: Ba Pai Yao, Yao Min, Yau Min, Zaomin
  • Language code: bpn
  • Language family: Hmong-Mien, Mienic, Zaomin
  • Number of speakers: 60000
  • Script: Category


Dzao Min is a language of China. It is spoken in Northern Guangdong Province, Liannan and Yangshan counties; south Hunan Province, Yizhang county.


Not intelligible with other Mienic languages. Lexical similarity: 61% with Iu Mien (See: Iu Mien), 59% with Kim Mun (See: Kim Mun), 58% with Biao-Jiao Mien (See: Biao-Jiao Mien?).

The Dzao Min Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteŋau44
to blowdzi53 ti24, sui42
to burnbu24
to buymai44
to chewdɛu22
to choosekan24
to climbhɔu42
to cometɛi53
to cooktsu24
to countda24
to cryȵɛm24
to cut, hackdau24
to die, be deadtai22
to digvɛt44
to dreambu42
to drinkhəu54
to eatȵan22
to falldɔu44
to feardzjɛ42
to flowli22
to flysɛi44
to hearmaŋ42
to hideba22
to hitkɛt44
to killdai42
to know, be knowledgeablebɛi44
to open, uncoverda24
to planttsuŋ42
to saykɔŋ24
to seemɔŋ22
to sewai42
to shootbun24
to sithɛi44
to sleepbui42
to sniff, smellȵuŋ44
to spitdɛu42
to splitka44
to standfu24
to stealȵɛm22
to sucktit44
to thinksjaŋ24
to throwdzai53
to tie up, fastendɔu53
to walkdzaŋ53
to vomitfɔn44
to workai42
to yawnŋa53 dzi53 ti24