- a member of a people living in highland areas of Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and S China
- the Tai language of this people
Origin of Hmongself-designation in Hmong
nounpl. Hmong, or Hmongs
- a. A member of any of various Hmong-Mien-speaking peoples of southern China and Southeast Asia, including the Hmong Daw and the Mong.b. A person of Hmong ancestry.c. Any of the Hmong-Mien languages of spoken by the Hmong.
- See Hmong Daw.
Origin of HmongHmong Hmoob ( with oo ) ( spelling nasalized o ) ( and final b ) ( indicating high level tone )
- Of or relating to the Hmong, their culture, or their lect.
OriginSee also: Hmông
From White Hmong Hmoob.