The structure of the song documents in the archive
Each song has 4 documents associated with it.
In addition these 4 documents appear in Word97 format. If you wish to read
these documents using Microsoft Word97 then you must have Word97 (or a
later version) installed together with the Ahmao
If you wish to use Microsoft Word97 to write the Miao text then you must have the miao.dot template installed.
See Writing Miao text and
the Ahmoa font on how to install the Ahmao font and the miao.dot template.
An Introduction. You can view this document with a browser without problems.
A Translation. This is a verse translation of the song, written in english
and laid out for easy reading. These documents are in PDF format.
A Literal Transcription containing both the original version of the song
in Miao and the english translation of each of the Miao words, as far as
this is possible. These documents are in PDF format.
A Set of Notes on the sources of the songs and problems encountered during
the translation process. These documents are in PDF format.