PUAS YOG – How to ask a Yes/No ‘is it so’ question in the Hmong Language.

GOAL:

  • Learn some vocabulary
  • Practice pronunciation
  • Have fun doing it.

TO LEARN:

PUAS YOG – Is that so?; Isn’t that right? Generally used when someone wants confirmation. Do you think, if I ask a question with ‘puas yog’ in it… will the answer be a Yes/No? Yes.

Rule of thumb, it has puas in it. It can go at the beginning, middle or end of the sentence, depending on the sentence.

EXAMPLES:

  • Q: Puas yog koj hais tias…?
  • Q: No puas yog koj li?
  • Q: Koj tshaib plab, puas yog?

LINKS:

Here’s the link to the video on classifiers referenced to at the end of this video: https://youtu.be/5loPFyj0NsY

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