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 Alphabet – Tones Part 2

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Hmong Alphabet – Tones Part 1

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Hmong Grammar: Mathai 2:1-5

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Hmong Alphabet – Consonants

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Hmong Language – Alphabet – Vowels

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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

ntxh – Hmong Reading Practice

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The following is Hmong reading practice based on the letter ntxh. You can print out the page used in the above video by clicking the image to the left. Print it out, practice writing the letters, writing what you hear, or whatever suits your needs. Try to guess how to pronounce the words and then test yourself by listening 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

  Quick little tips on how to place proper emphasis when reading or speaking Hmong. Hopefully this will help those who are learning. Please mention questions, comments, or corrections in the section below.

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/