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Wikijunior:Languages/Mongolian

What writing system(s) does this language use?Edit

The Mongolian Language uses primarily the Cyrillic alphabet, which is also used by Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian. It used a variety of other scripts over the years until it finally settled with Cyrillic in 1937, influenced by the U.S.S.R. The Mongolian-Cyrillic alphabet uses the following: Аа - а

Бб - b

Вв - v

Гг - g

Дд - d

Ее - e

Ёё - ё

Жж - dz

Зз - z

Ии - i

Йй - i

Кк - k

Лл - l

Мм - m

Нн - n

Оо - o

Өө - u ö

Пп - p

Рр - r

Сс - s

Тт - t

Уу - u

Үү - u ü

Фф - f

Цц - ts

Хх - h

Чч - ch

Шш - sh

Щщ - schsh

Ъъ - "

Ыы - i y

Ьь - '

Ээ - e

Юю - ju

Яя - ja j


The Cyrillic alphabet is still currently used.

How many people speak this language?Edit

Around 5.7 million people speak this language in total.

Where is this language spoken?Edit

Mongolian is spoken in Mongolia and in China (Inner Mongolia).

What is the history of this language?Edit

Who are some famous authors or poets in this language?Edit

What are some basic words in this language that I can learn?Edit

Сайн байн уу - Hello ( formal )


Сайн уу - Hello ( informal )

Намайг ____ гэдэг - My name is ____

Би ____ ooc/aac/ээс/өөс ирсэн - I came from ____


хот - city

улс - country

Монгол хэл - Mongolian language

Би чамд хайртай - I love you

Тийм - Yes

Үгүй - No

Баяртай! - Bye!

What is a simple song/poem/story that I can learn in this language?Edit

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