Buryat language

variety of Mongolic spoken by the Buryats that is classified either as a language or as a major dialect group of Mongolian

The Buryat language is a minority language in the former Soviet Union.

Buryat
Buriat
буряад хэлэн buryaad xelen
ᠪᠤᠷᠢᠶᠠᠳ
ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ
ᠬᠡᠯᠡᠨ
Native toEastern Russia (Buryat Republic, Ust-Orda Buryatia, Aga Buryatia), northern Mongolia, Northeast China (Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia)
EthnicityBuryats, Barga Mongols
Native speakers
(265,000 in Russia and Mongolia (2010 census); 65,000 in China cited 1982 census)[1]
Mongolic
  • Central Mongolic
    • Buryat
Cyrillic, Mongolian script, Vagindra script, Latin
Official status
Official language in
Buryatia (Russia)
Language codes
ISO 639-2bua Buriat
ISO 639-3bua – inclusive code Buriat
Individual codes:
bxu – Inner Mongolian (China) Buriat
bxm – Mongolia Buriat
bxr – Russia Buriat
Glottologburi1258
ELP
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Buriat at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
    Inner Mongolian (China) Buriat at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
    Mongolia Buriat at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
    Russia Buriat at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)