Definition of Mongolian in English:
1A native or inhabitant of Mongolia.
- Totally distinct from Chinese, the languages of minority groups such as Tibetans, Uighurs and Mongolians are officially recognized and taught in schools.
- While more than 90 percent of China is Han, the country has more than 50 ethnic minorities, including different Muslim groups, Tibetans, Koreans and Mongolians.
- The project would displace 4,000 people, including Tibetans and Mongolians from their grazing lands and water sources.
2 [mass noun] The language of Mongolia, a member of the Altaic family with an unusual vertical cursive script. It has some 2 million speakers, and related forms are spoken by over 3 million people in northern China.
- The Turkmen of Iraq, some 500,000-700,000 strong, speak an Altaic language related to Mongolian and perhaps very distantly to Korean and Japanese.
- Korean is generally thought to belong to the Altaic language family, along with Turkish, Mongolian, Japanese, and other languages.
- Most Mongolians are Buddhist and speak Mongolian.
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Relating to Mongolia, its people, or their language.
- In the local Mongolian language, Lugu means falling into the water.
- But the existence of the Mongolian language still kept me aware of the uniqueness of this nationality.
- Cultural centers and libraries promote the Mongolian language and cultural productions in cities, towns, and even in the pastoral areas.
Definition of Mongolian in:
- US English dictionary