Outer Mongolia vs Inner Mongolia | What is The Difference?

A lot of people refer to modern day Mongolia as “Outer Mongolia”, but in some cases it could be taken as an offense. When visiting and traveling in Mongolia, the right term in today’s day and age would be just Mongolia. However, it still begs the...

Where is The Mongolian Language Spoken?

Believe it or not, the Mongolian language is alive and well, with more and more speakers as the days go by. There is even an online Mongolian language course taught by me 😉 Currently, as of 2019, there are about 5.3 million speakers, the majority of them being Khalkha...

Why Do Mongolians Write in & Use Cyrillic?

Most people who are not aware of Mongolian culture would assume the writing system in Mongolia is either Mandarin or somewhat related to other East Asian languages. It is an understandable misconception as Mongolia was a former colony of Manchuria until 1921 and is a...

Working on the 2nd edition of the eBook

Hello everyone! Thank you so much for the support so far. I did not expect to get this much traffic and interest from people around the world. Because more and more people have been interested in learning about Mongolia and the Mongolian language, I will be releasing...

Understanding Mongolian Vowels in Detail & Pronunciation

So in our last lesson, we talked about 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

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...