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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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Ntxhais Hmoob, or Hmong Daughters, was created by Sia Vang, program coordinator of St.
The walk was organized by three organizations, Hmoob Thaj Yeeb (Hmong Peace), the Women's Association of Hmong and Lao, Inc.
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.
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.
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).
Scams to collect tens of thousands of dollars in the past few years by some Hmong individuals, such as Steve Moua and Seng Xiong of Hmoob Tebchaws (Hmong Country) who are currently under FBI investigation, will further damage the faith and support of the Hmong for any group or individual working for Hmong sovereignty in Laos (Melo 2015).
Finally, Hmong people were identified according to their residence in the modern nation-states, as Hmoob Thaib (Thai Hmong), Hmoob Los Tsuas (Lao Hmong), Hmoob Nyablaj (Vietnam Hmong), Hmong Suav (Chinese Hmong), etc.
Community recommendations 1 and 5--which center on the idea of peer education and information sharing around preventive health and cancer screening--framed the development of "Healthy Hmong Women" ("Poj Niam Hmoob Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv") which the Consortium launched in 2011.
21) The search words Hmong qeej gave 10,700 results, (22) Hmoob qeej 7,940 results (23) and qeej tu siav produced 232 results.
v=VQe6hz00-8g Posted description: "Suab Qeej Hmoob, Ntiv qeej xub rug, qeej taug nyuj neev, Hmoob keeb kwm, Hmong Thai history, documentary [clib]by William Geddes, Australia, University of Sidney [sic].
8) There are two major Hmong dialects commonly used in the United States: Mong Leng (lugMoob Leeg) and Hmong Der (lus Hmoob Dawb).