Language System in Mongolia

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Language System in Mongolia

  1. 1. LANGUAGE SYSTEM IN MONGOLIA by Dashzeveg Barbayar 0911127
  2. 2. LANGUAGES IN MONGOLIA• Mongolian(Official) • spoken by 95% of the population • 2 major dialects(Oirat, Buryat)• Kazakh • spoken by 4% of the population• Tuvan• Turkic
  3. 3. SCRIPTS IN MONGOLIA• Mongolian Cyrillic(Official) • a modified Cyrillic script • has 35 letters• Uyghurjin(Official) • written vertically • has 26 major letters • has 9 minor letters(used for loanwords) • used for legal documents and calligraphy • Uyghurjin script is a compulsory subject
  4. 4. MONGOLIAN CALLIGRAPHY
  5. 5. SOME FACTS• Native speakers • about 5.7 million• Region • All of Mongolia(≈50%) • Inner Mongolia; parts of Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang provinces in China • Republic of Buryatia and Republic of Kalmykia of Russia • Others
  6. 6. English consonantsPHONOLOGY• Vowels • 7 major and 6 minor vowels• Consonants Mongolian consonants • 20 consonants• Yers • hard sign • soft sign
  7. 7. SYNTAX• Phrase structure • noun phrase • demonstrative pronoun/numeral + adjective + noun • verbal phrase • predicate + complements + modal particles• Complex sentences • very similar to Japanese
  8. 8. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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