ISO 15924 script code: Hmng

Technical information about ISO 15924 script code Hmng

Technical information about the script code Hmng can be found below.

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Pahawh Hmong


Pahawh Hmong

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Pahawh Hmong script is the innovative creation of Shong Lue Yang in 1959, tailored explicitly for Hmong languages spoken predominantly by the Hmong people of Southeast Asia and globally dispersed communities. This script is distinctive, consisting of specialized symbols and characters to aptly represent sounds, tones, and vowels inherent in Hmong languages. It has gained representation in Unicode, allowing for its utilization and support across various digital media, operating systems, and software applications, securing its role in preserving Hmong cultural heritage and language.

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