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.

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.

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

Tone Change in Hmong

 What is tone change? Tone change in Hmong is a phenomenon where the tone of one word will affect the word that immediately follows it. What causes tone change? Generally it is a ‘b’ tone (cim siab) or a ‘j’ tone (cim ntuj) that will cause the following word to change tone. An example is the word ‘tus’ which … Read More

Hmong Conversation – Introductions

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Hmong Grammar: Emotional Particles

hmong grammar emotional particles

What is this video about? This is a video that describes the emotional particles or words used at the end of sentences and phrases in Hmong which express emotion rather than meaning. Sometimes they express a mix of both meaning with an implied emotion. The purpose of this video isn’t to give a list of all possible particles but to … Read More

How to pronounce the ‘H’ in Hmong

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 … Read More

Hmoob Thoob Teb Alphabet

Explanation: This is a series of videos that include pictures and audio of the Hmong alphabet. It was designed primarily to train native speakers how to read, but it could also be used to help nonnatives too.  The Tones: The Vowels: Single Consonants: Double Consonants: 3 and 4 Consonants:

Simple Presentation

› Nyob Zoo › Kuv hu ua_(your name)_ › Kuv tsis paub hais lus Hmoob. › Thov saib zaj video no. › Kuv xav muab daim no rau koj nyeem. PRINTABLE PDF: Instructions: DO NOT PLAY THIS AT THE DOOR OR GIVE IT TO THE HOUSEHOLDER TO READ! We are no longer using phonograph presentations or testimony cards. Make an … Read More

PRONOUNCING LETTER T, D, AND R IN HMONG

I particularly like that art has so many practical applications, especially in teaching. I am a student of the Hmong language, so here is a short article on reading three of the more confusing letters in the Hmong alphabet.   Here is a brief explanation of how to pronounce T, D and R in Hmong.   You place your tongue … Read More

Placing Proper Emphasis When Reading Hmong

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2013 12.10 Hmong Tuesday

2013 12.10 Hmong Tuesday Jordan: Conversational phrases good for talking with householders. Sarah: Conversational phrases good for talking with one another in the hall. Travis: How to make questions to learn about people. Jordan:  Dialogue – Basic Conversational Phrases For The Ministry Sarah: Have Conversations in Hmong! Travis: /hmongmonday/create-your-own-questionanswer-sheet/

2013 11.25 Hmong Tuesday

2013 11.25 Hmong Tuesday Sarah: numbers 1-10 to a musical beat Jordan: universal language generator- build sentences grammatically accurate Travis: A simple presentation- to memorize Resources: Universal Language Generator  

2013 11.19 Hmong Tuesday

Video 2: 2013 11.19 Sarah: Mirror Writing, Pronunciation of “H’s”, Introduce Hmong goal worksheet game Travis: “Good News, Bad News”-create phrases Jordan: Revelation 21:4 acting out the scripture and definitions Resources: Sticker sheet, Hmoob Daim Hom Phiaj, Thailand version  

2013 11.12 Hmong Tuesday

This is an experimental post to see if the response is positive. Please feel free to test it out, and make reply to help us improve, or remove this feature to this website. 🙂 Video 1:  2013 11/5 Travis- Flash cards, and drawing of vocabulary words to build memory Sarah- Chaos reading to practice speaking and grammar, also poetry for making small … Read More

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

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