Study the Hmong Alphabet – Practice Reading Hmong – Video #7 ai ia

Learn and practice the pronunciation for the Hmong language double vowels AI and IA, while also practicing the previous vowels learned in videos #1-6 of this series. TO DO: After she says each sound, copy her pronunciation as closely as possible out loud. HOW IT WORKS: In this lesson you will hear her pronounce the vowel sounds without tones. __________________________ … Read More

How are Green Hmong and White Hmong Different?

Many who want to learn Hmong are concerned about which dialect they are learning, and this is fair because it can seem quite intimidating when you are first starting out! Let me give you some reassurance, Green Hmong and White Hmong are dialects of the same language. They are not different languages. What does that mean? Think of it like … Read More

ua zaj ua ntxeev

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ua zaj ua ntxeev v. To do everything in one’s power, to do everything possible Example Sentences ib nkawm hluas nkauj thiab hluas nraug yeej yuav ua zaj ua ntxeev kom sib tau xwb xwb li. A young boy and a girl will do everything in their power to be together. Yawg ‘A’ ua zaj ua ntxeev kom tua kom … Read More

Flash Cards – The Secret Weapon For Learning a Language

Photo of the finished flash card books: old and new.

The Problem One of the biggest struggles when learning a new language is the problem of memory. You may hear a new word, be told its meaning, hear how it is pronounced and generally understand it. But minutes or possibly even seconds later, you can no longer remember the word, its pronunciation, its meaning, or all of the above. It … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About the Hmong Language

What is This Section? I put this article together based on questions I have heard over the years and Google’s auto-generated questions when you search for the words ‘Learn Hmong’ in Google. I hope to answer the questions here briefly as well as providing links to more complete answers or resources for learning that you can find on this site. … Read More

The Hmong Alphabet

a southeast asian water buffalo, in Hmong it is called 'twm'

Table of Contents Level up your learning! This alphabet course was brought to you for free because we believe everyone should have access to literacy. But you can learn a lot more through our hand-crafted, carefully researched premium courses. For example, learn the native Hmong words for fruits with audio: Introduction This page is intended to be an exhaustive resource … Read More

Qaug – To succumb to

PDF of Powerpoint Slides Qaug – To Succumb Qaug has a unique place in Hmong in that is a commonly used and often idiomatic in its usage. Below are a few examples that will hopefully help clarify the meaning a little bit.

Anatomy – The Face

PDF Download Below you can download a PDF of the terms for the different parts of the face in Hmong with Thai and English equivalents. The heart necklace she is wearing is real and can bought from SunV’s Etsy Shop. Thank you for the reference! Terms Audio will be added soon. lub ntsej muag the face – หน้าตา hauv xaws … Read More

External Anatomy

PDF Download Below you can download a 2 page pdf that includes Hmong anatomy terms for the outside of the body along with English, Thai equivalents. External Anatomy with White and Green Hmong UPDATED Below you can download an updated PDF with the terms in White and Green Hmong Terms White/ Green Hmong: lub cev the body – ร่างกาย White … Read More

How to say ‘Where are you from?’ in Hmong

How to say ‘Where are you from?’ in Hmong To ask, ‘Where are you from?” in Hmong you would use the phrase: Koj tuaj qhovtwg tuaj? Where are you from? / Where did you come from? And you would answer with: Kuv tuaj (name of place) tuaj. I come from (name of place). Why the extra ‘tuaj?’ Many wonder, why … Read More

Txiv Hmab Txiv Ntoo – Fruit

Cheat Sheet Txiv Hmab Txiv Ntoo – FruitsDownload PDF Flash Cards Txiv Hmab Txiv Ntoo – Flash CardsDownload PDF Download and print the following PDF. It is best to print the flash cards on cardstock paper since this will make it more difficult to see the answers through them. Cut them out and write the … Read More

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