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Hmong

 (hmông)
n. pl. Hmong or Hmongs
1.
a. A member of any of various Hmong-Mien-speaking peoples of southern China and Southeast Asia, including the Hmong Daw and the Mong.
b. A person of Hmong ancestry.
c. Any of the Hmong-Mien languages of spoken by the Hmong.
2. See Hmong Daw.

[Hmong Hmoob (with oo spelling nasalized o and final b indicating high level tone ).]

Hmong adj.

Hmong

(mʌŋ)

n., pl. Hmongs, (esp. collectively) Hmong.
1. a member of a people or group of peoples living in highland areas of S China, N Vietnam, Laos, and N Thailand.
2. the language of the Hmong.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hmong - a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
2.Hmong - a language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
Adj.1.Hmong - of or related to the Hmong people or their language or their culture
Translations
Miao
miao
hmongit
Hmong
Hmong
Miao
Hmong
Miao
miao
H'Mông
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