Wikijunior:Languages/Mongolian

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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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