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. Terms Audio will be provided soon. lub cev the body – ร่างกาย qhov tsos (lub) armpit – รักแร้ mis (lub) breast – เต้านม txiv mis (lub) nipple – หัวนม ntaws, puj ntaws (lub) navel, … Read More

Zaub – Vegetables in Hmong

Table of Contents – Navigation DownloadsExtrasZaub – Vegetables in HmongDIBQOSTAUMOTHERZAUBExtra Items Downloads Zaub-Vegetables-PDFDownload PDF Zaub-Flash-Cards-PDFDownload 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 correct answer on the back of each card. … Read More

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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 correct answer on the back … Read More

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3.1 – Hmong Language – Vocabulary – Professions

This video increases our Hmong language vocabulary and understanding about everyday jobs and professions, and how to use these terms accurately in a sentence. This really helps us out with day to day conversation, making small talk, or helping where there is a need.  Happy studying. 🙂 INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON: custom worksheet to use with the video lesson COMING … Read More

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Different Ways to Say “Cut” in Hmong

luaj - to cut down weeds

Quick Menu Vocabulary – Items (nouns) Vocabulary – Actions (verbs)Conversation 1 – Ntov ntooConversation 2 – Suam nqaijConversation 3 – Txiav ntawvConversation 4 – Luaj nroj “Cut in Hmong” Activity Sheet “Cut in Hmong” Activity SheetDownload PDF This pdf has various activities to help you understand and learn the various vocabulary words in Hmong for ‘to cut.’ When you download … Read More

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What are Post Verbal Intensifiers?

Download PVI Reference Sheet PVI-Reference-Sheet.pdfDownload PDF Memrise Course Memrise Course: PVI Click the above button to go to the Memrise.com card pack created to help you memorize the Post Verbal Intensifiers taught in this lesson. The course includes audio as well. What are Post Verbal Intensifiers? Post verbal intensifiers are words that help to add meaning and/or intensity to an … Read More

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PDF: Post Verbal Intensifiers Reference Sheet

What is this reference sheet? The post verbal intensifier reference sheet is a thoroughly researched list of common post verbal intensifiers in Hmong. It includes an introductory explanation of what post verbal intensifiers are and many reference examples to help clarify the meaning of each word. Download Here

The Pre-Aspirated Letter H in Hmong

This video shows briefly how a word that starts with the letter H in Hmong will be pronounced with a puff of air from the nose first. There are comparisons of pronunciation with and without the pre-aspirated H. Sarah also did a great video about this at: https://youtu.be/SXA_VqgmJ-A

The Aspirated Letter H

Sarah also did a great video about this at: https://youtu.be/SXA_VqgmJ-A A simple description with examples of the difference between having and not having an ‘H’ in a word in Hmong. As the description shows, this refers to an ‘H’ that follows another letter. When the ‘H’ is the first letter in a word, it is aspirated differently.

‘Put on’ for Clothing in Hmong

Reference SheetDownload PDF ‘Put on’ for Clothing in Hmong In English when we put on clothes we just use one or two verbs like ‘wear’ or ‘put on.’ So, whether we ‘put on’ shoes or ‘put on’ a hat, we use the same word ‘put on.’ This is not the case in Hmong. Hmong sees a need to use different … Read More

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Special Direction Words – Puag Ub and No

Cheatsheet / Worksheet Puag-Ub-No-WorksheetDownload PDF puag puag Similar meaning to ‘waaaay,’ in English and is used to express extreme distance or being at the extreme limit. It doesn’t express location or direction, but distance. However, it is almost always used with other direction words. It can refer to distance in space or time. Nyob puag todIt is wayyyy over there. … Read More

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Basic Greetings – Nyob Zoo!

Learn more at studyhmong.com This video covers two words for ‘hello’ in Hmong and two words for ‘goodbye.’ Nyob zoo – Hello. Tuaj lov? – Hello. Mus ho tuaj. – See you again /come back next time. Sib ntsib dua. – See you again.

Hmong Tone Change – The D Tone for Direction Words

Hmong Tone Change – The D Tone for Direction Words Cheatsheet/ Worksheet Worksheet-Cheat-SheetDownload PDF Tone change is something that happens a lot in Hmong. While it is true that most tone change in Hmong takes place due to the tone of the previous word, the ‘D’ tone is a special case. When you see the D tone, it has almost … Read More

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Prepositions by Jean Mottin

The first document above is a translation of the section on prepositions (direction words) in Jean Mottin’s grammar book. It was originally written in French, and the second file is the original French. Enjoy!

Bible Book Names in Hmong

These bible book names are taken from the ‘Txoj Moo Zoo” or “HWB” White Hmong Bible. Many know it as the ‘Red Bible.’ Greek Scriptures – Cov Nqe Lus Kilis Hebrew Scriptures – Cov Nqe Lus Henplais

6.0 Hmong Language – Reading – Shadow Reading

Let’s put our Hmong Language training into practice with a simple breakdown of reading. This technique of what I call ‘shadow reading’ allows you to hone your pronunciation by copying the reader. It also helps familiarize yourself with word groupings, meaning, what words go together. Often the material we want to imitate can be too fast for us to keep … Read More

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