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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.
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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.
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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
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Translations
Miao
miao
hmongit
Hmong
Hmong
Miao
Hmong
Miao
miao
H'Mông
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Reproductive Health of H'mong People in Ha Giang Province Medical Anthropology Perspective.
* Riding through the villages of the H'mong, Dao and Thai people
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Revealing fine scale subpopulation structure in the Vietnamese H'mong cattle breed for conservation purposes.
H'mong children play with balloons in the fog in northern Vietnam.
About 2,000 ethnic H'mong, Tay, Thai and Vietnamese Catholics in traditional dress attended the June 11 special Mass, which kicked off a yearlong celebration of the parish located in Yen Bai province.
As well, I examine representations of Hmong women at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi, specifically a book of photographic essays by Hmong girls titled Through H'Mong Eyes (2003), and compare them to selections by Hmong American women writers and story-tellers from the anthologies Bamboo among the Oaks: Contemporary Writing by Hmong Americans (2002) and Hmong Means Free: Life in Laos and America (1994).
Based on adherents' estimates, two-thirds of Protestants are members of ethnic minorities, including H'mong, Dzao, Thai, and other minority groups in the Northwest Highlands, and members of ethnic minority groups of the Central Highlands (Ede, Jarai, and Mnong, among others).
The destination, a Blue H'mong village in Pu Dau, leaves travellers speechless.
Our first sight of one of these isolated villages was clothes, woven from hemp and dyed dark blue with indigo, hung out to dry outside a cluster of huts belonging to the Black H'Mong, one of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.