[aka Kalmyk, West Mongolian, Xal‘mg keln]

Classification: Mongolic



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Kalmyk, West Mongolian, Xal‘mg keln, Kalmuk, Kalmuck, Kalmack, Qalmaq, kalmytskii jazyk, Khal:mag, Oirat, Volga Oirat, European Oirat, Western Mongolian, Weilate, Xinjiang Mongolian, Western Mongol, Oiratisch, Kalmückisch, Western Mongul, Xal'maq, Calmucki, Хальмг келн, калмыцкий язык

Mongolic, Common Mongolic, Western Common Mongolic

clear script

ISO 639-3


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Note that Spoken Oirat and Written Oirat (aka Clear script /Todo Bichig, which is based on Mongolic scripts and was designed by a Buddhist monk in 1648) are different. And "Kalmyk and Xinjiang Oirat are mutually intelligible to a great extent." (Elena Indjieva 2009:6)

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