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Understanding Mongolian Vowels in Detail & Pronunciation

Understanding Mongolian Vowels in Detail & Pronunciation

So in our last lesson we talked about the alphabet pronunciation, so in today’s lesson we will learn in detail about the pronunciation and harmony of Mongolian language vowels. Depending on how long you hold a vowel and subtle pronunciation differences, specific...

The Mongolian Traditional Script

The Mongolian Traditional Script

A lot of people often criticize Mongolia for losing its heritage and culture for not using the traditional script anymore and argue that Mongolians have adopted the Russian language. However, though modern day Mongolians use the Cyrillic alphabet, we still speak our...

Can Mongolians Communicate with Inner Mongolians?

Can Mongolians Communicate with Inner Mongolians?

People would assume that Mongolians and Inner Mongolians would be able to understand each other if they were to communicate. Mostly it is true. A Mongolian and Inner Mongolia would be able to communicate with one another fairly well but there might still be some...

Asking Directions in Mongolian Like A True Nomad

Asking Directions in Mongolian Like A True Nomad

When it comes to Mongolian culture, you have to understand that we don’t specifically talk in numbers nor street names when pointing for directions, but rather landmarks and in relational space. For example, it would be common for a Westerner to point to a...

Learn The Mongolian Cyrillic Alphabet

Learn The Mongolian Cyrillic Alphabet

Position Cyrillic Romanization 1 Аа а 2 Бб b 3 Вв v 4 Гг g 5 Дд d 6 Ее ye 7 Ёё yo 8 Жж j 9 Зз z 10 Ии i 11 Йй j 12 Кк k 13 Лл l 14 Мм m 15 Нн n 16 Оо o 17 Өө ô 18 Пп p 19 Рр r 20 Сс s 21 Тт t 22 Уу u 23 Үү ü 24 Фф f 25 Хх kh 26 Цц ts 27 Чч ch 28 Шш sh 29 Щщ shts 30 Ъъ...

6 Simple Tips for Learning A New Language

6 Simple Tips for Learning A New Language

Learning a new language is never easy, but it is one of the most fun things you can do with your free time. You could surprise your date by ordering in French, Spanish, or Italian when going out to eat, or you can eavesdrop on other people’s conversations while...

What Does the Mongolian Language Sound Like?

What Does the Mongolian Language Sound Like?

When it comes to how Mongolian sounds like people have different opinions on the sound of Mongolian. Some say it sounds very similar to Russian, German, Welsh, while some other say it sounds somewhat similar to Korean, Japanese, etc. To a degree, it’s correct, but do...

Is Mongolian similar to Chinese or Russian?

Is Mongolian similar to Chinese or Russian?

People often ask me if Mongolians speak Chinese or Russian or whether the Mongolian language is similar to either languages, so in this article I will share the simple truth with you guys. No Mongolians do not speak Chinese or Russian as an official language and the...

How to say Hello in Mongolian – Basic Introductions

How to say Hello in Mongolian – Basic Introductions

Want to learn how to introduce yourself in Mongolian without making it too complicated and difficult? Here is a basic lesson on greeting phrases, asking other people’s names and introducing yourself. Simple greetings in Mongolian Hello, Hi – Sain baina uu/sain...

What Language Do Mongolians Speak?

What Language Do Mongolians Speak?

Wondering what languages Mongolians speak because you will be visiting shortly? Short answer is that Mongolians speak Mongolian, however, there is more to the history, so if you want to learn more about how Mongolians came to speak Mongolian in the first place, then...