English to Hmong in Fresno

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English To Hmong Translation in Fresno

Do you need English to Hmong translation? Perhaps you need a Hmong interpreter for school or a business meeting? We provide Hmong translation for Fresno, and across California and the U.S. 

Our quality Hmong interpreters and translators support communication from English into Hmong, and from Hmong into English, in legal, medical, personal, and other settings. 

CIT typically assigns native level Hmong speakers, or those who have spent many years immersed in the Hmong culture and studied Hmong in a formal setting. CIT’s Hmong interpreters are up to date with all grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and structure in the Hmong language. We are happy to provide Hmong interpreting and translation services to the Fresno community. Please contact us if you need a Hmong translator in Fresno

The Hmong Language

The Hmong language is a collection of several Asian dialects. Hmong is also known as Mong, or Miao in China. Experts believe there are close to 4 million Hmong speakers across the world. Hmong is known as a tone language, which is very different from English. There are about 7 (in Hmong Daw or Hmong Njua) tones or 8 in the Miao dialect.

Along with Minneapolis, Minnesota, Fresno is one of the top Hmong-speaking communities in the United States. The Hmong population of Fresno has been estimated to be above 10% of the total population. Many indigenous Hmong people became refugees because of the “Secret War” in Laos. Many Hmong Americans are descendants of families who fled their homes and swam across the Mekong River and into Thailand, until resettling in the U.S. The Hmong have a unique culture that includes beautiful textiles, delicious food, and religious traditions. Hmong is one the largest Southeast Asian groups in Fresno, and projects such as Hmongstory 40 seek to recognize the history of the diaspora and culture. Fresno also has Hmong supermarkets and many other Hmong businesses as well, such as medical offices, financial services, and insurance companies. Fresno also is home to one of the largest Hmong New Year celebrations in North America.  

Over the centuries, the Hmong writing system disappeared. The Qing Dynasty banned writing in Hmong, with a punishment of death.  The Hmong learned to tell stories through textile work and needlecraft instead. These works of art and storytelling are called “story cloths.”

In the 1950s, a popular writing system called Romanized Popular Alphabet, which was developed by three missionaries, took flight. For those who speak and write in Hmong outside of Asia, it is the most popular writing system. Many native Hmong speakers feel, however, that it is inauthentic. 

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There are approximately 10,000,000 (ten million) people who have hearing loss in the United States, and it’s estimated that about 1,000,000 (one million) of them are considered functionally deaf. As a result, The 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act requires businesses to accommodate these disabilities by making reasonable accommodations for normal day-to-day communication needs such as providing sign language or captioning during remote video meetings so those participating can communicate more easily.

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