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HMONG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hmong mean? 

HMONG (noun)
  The noun HMONG has 2 senses:

1. a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States
2. a language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong

  Familiarity information: HMONG used as a noun is rare.


HMONG (adjective)
  The adjective HMONG has 1 sense:

1. of or related to the Hmong people or their language or their culture

  Familiarity information: HMONG used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HMONG (noun)


Sense 1Hmong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Hmong; Miao

Hypernyms ("Hmong" is a kind of...):

Asian; Asiatic (a native or inhabitant of Asia)


Sense 2Hmong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Hmong language; Hmong; Miao

Hypernyms ("Hmong" is a kind of...):

natural language; tongue (a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language)


HMONG (adjective)


Sense 1Hmong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or related to the Hmong people or their language or their culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

Hmong (a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States)


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