Heimbach Family Kinship Chart

Kinship Chart This is a super detailed chart of Kinship based on the family kinship chart in the E. Heimbach White Hmong-English dictionary. The original chart (which you can find in the dictionary at the very end) was not user friendly at all. It is my hope that this one, while still somewhat intimidating, is much easier and more natural … Read More

The Cim (Tones)

Tone Illustration Flash Cards

This PDF Has a picture flash cards to help you memorize the tones: Tone Illustration Flash Cards  

English Hmong Phrasebook with Useful Word List

English Hmong Phrasebook with Useful Word List

English Hmong Phrasebook with Useful Wordlist by the Center for Applied Linguistics This book is quite useful for learning basic useful conversation. It was originally intended to help Hmong speaking people learn to speak English, but is equally useful backwards as well. Be forewarned, some of the grammar is not perfect and much of the translation is loose. It is also EXCEPTIONALLY … Read More

Hmong for Beginners by Annie Jaisser

Download PDF: Hmong For Beginners by Annie Jaisser This is one of the best, if not the only secular resources for learning the Hmong Language from the beginning, as well as learning the grammar of the language. You can download the book here. If you are more of a book person, you can take this file to a place like … Read More

Hmong High Frequency Word

UPDATE: The Excel file below has the definitions in English also. Ua tsaug Zoo Tsua thiab Ntxhais Hawj vim neb tau pab txhais. This high frequency word list was originally developed by Yves Bertrais, a french Catholic missionary who also helped develop the Hmong written language as well as one of the most comprehensive Hmong- English dictionaries ever made (sorry, it’s in French). … Read More

White Hmong Grammar by Jean Mottin

This is a book that I have been, bit by bit, translating from French to English using translate.google.com. I thus apologize for any poor translations. I do not know French at all. I am therefore at the mercy of Google Translate. I have attached a few PDF’s of the sections I have translated so far. Hopefully it will be useful. … Read More

Southeast Asia Papers

Here are some documents I’ve collected that cover some more advanced topics, or cover simple topics and words in an advanced manner. This will be more of a collection, and not an organized study program. I hope that it can be useful to some, and not a distraction. Please study with digression.   Southeast Asia Papers SEAP Word Formation of … Read More

Annie Jaisser Simple English-Hmong Dictionary

Taken from the book “Hmong For Beginners” by Annie Jaisser, this is one of the best simple English-Hmong dictionaries available. It does not just give a parallel Hmong word but also gives other meanings of that Hmong word. In this way you get a fuller picture of what you are ACTUALLY saying when using that word. PDF and editable ODT format included … Read More

Ernest E. White Hmong Dictionary

  Ernest E. White Hmong Dictionary This is a free PDF dictionary. It covers many of the older Hmong words, often what you would find in the Bible. It is considered by some to be the best available dictionary in the Hmong Language. And best of all, it’s free! It is suggested that you right click on the link and click Save As… to save … Read More

White Hmong Dialogues

Download PDF: “White Hmong Dialogues”  This is a fantastic beginner’s introduction to basic Hmong phrases. It also includes extensive audio to make up complete lessons. Thanks to the Olivehurst Hmong Group for contributing the PDF as well as the audio files. Audio Files Download Audio: Lesson 01 White Hmong Dialogues 1986 Download Audio: Lesson 02 White Hmong Dialogues 1986 Download Audio: Lesson … Read More