Hmong Daw

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Hmong Daw

 (dou′) or Hmong Der (dûr′)
n.
1.
a. A member of one of the largest subgroups of the Hmong. Many Hmong Daw of Laos emigrated to the United States after the Vietnam War.
b. A person of Hmong Daw ancestry.
2. The dialect of Hmong spoken by the Hmong Daw. In all senses also called Hmong, White Hmong.

[Hmong Hmoob Dawb : Hmoob, Hmong + dawb, white.]
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voiced concerns about the Assembly bill," and "have come forward to demand that they be recognized separately in the bill, as a way to reverse what they say is long-standing subordination to the more dominant Hmong Der, or White Hmong.
There are more than 40 clans of Hmong who are divided into 6 groups including: Hmong Der (white Hmong), Hmong Du (black Hmong), Hmong Si (Red Hmong); Hmong Dua (Green Hmong); Hmong Lenh (flowery Hmong) and Hmong Xua (Crossbred Hmong).
8) There are two major Hmong dialects commonly used in the United States: Mong Leng (lugMoob Leeg) and Hmong Der (lus Hmoob Dawb).
8) There are two major Hmong dialects commonly used in the United States: Mong Leng (lug Moob Leeg) and Hmong Der (lus Hmoob Dawb).