How to pronounce the ‘H’ in Hmong

the letter h

Above is an explanation of how the letter H is pronounced in Hmong.

1.When the H appears in the middle of a word, it is expressed with a puff of air, as in txheeb:

2. When there is no H, it is pronounced exactly the same but without the puff of air, as in txeeb:

3. When the H is at the beginning of the word, you begin the word by sending the puff of air out of your nose, as in Hmoob:

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