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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Further, Hmong from Khek Noi mainly speak White Hmong (Hmoob Dawb, the main Hmong dialect used by Hmong Americans).
The viewer is given the choices of "Film -Yees Duab, English or Hmoob" and "Ballad--Kwv Txhiaj, English or Hmoob." The term "Yees Duab" is not included in the book's glossary, but is a neologism meaning "camera," "image" or "video" and refers to the second part of the DVD, a shamanic healing ritual, edited with subtitles to 78 minutes.
This religious movement started in 1989 with a small number of Hmong Protestants, but rapidly spread; roughly one-third of a million Hmong now refer to themselves as Protestant, while the rest of the Hmong see themselves as 'traditional Hmong' (Hmoob uas kev lig kev cai).
Ntxhais Hmoob, or Hmong Daughters, was created by Sia Vang, program coordinator of St.
Working with the organization Hmoob Hlub Hmoob (Hmong Love Hmong or HHH) before the event, community members designed t-shirts at local Hmong nonprofit organizations.
Pere Jean Mottin's books, Contes et legendes Hmong Blanc (n.d., but early 1970s), Fetes du nouvel an: chez les Hmong Blanc de Thailand (1979), 55 chants d'amour Hmong Blanc [55 Zaj Kwvtxhiaj Hmoob Dawb] (1980)(60) and Allons faire le tour du ciel et de la terre: le chamanisme des Hmong vu dans les textes (1982),(61) as well as Pere Yves Bertrais' The Traditional Marriage among the White Hmong of Thailand and Laos (1978)(62) will surely edify and delight scholars of Hmong culture (including Hmong themselves) for years to come.
Michelena, Claudia, 'Los Hmoob. Los asiaticos que viven actualmente en Luis Beltran no son Laosianos', Sumpall, 2011, http://sumpall.blogspot.com.ar/2011/01/l-o-s-si-ati-cos-que-viven-actualmente.html (consulted 16 August 2014).
The walk was organized by three organizations, Hmoob Thaj Yeeb (Hmong Peace), the Women's Association of Hmong and Lao, Inc., and Asian Women United.
The Hmoob Teb Chaws Organization has a stated mission to "Pursue Hmong self-ruled in the mainland of Asia in accordance with international law" (http://hmongtebchaws.net/mission/).
"Phau ntawv no yog peb sawv daws txoj kev npaum suav thiab txoj kev ntsaw kom Hmoob muaj keeb kwm [This book is our dream and our wish for the Hmong to have their own history]," Lee writes (xxvi).
It is only a simplified version of our traditional religion which we call it 'Dab Qhuas Hmoob.' Dab Qhuas Hmoob in English is Hmong religion.
Culturally, those who lived in mainland China were identified as "Hmoob Suav" Chinese Hmong (Hmong in China) or "Hmoob Tuam Tshoj" (Main kingdom Hmong), while Hmong in upper mainland Southeast Asia were known as "Hmoob Xov Tshoj" (Small kingdom Hmong), due to geographical and cultural distinctions.