Mongolian: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mong-gō'lē-un, mon-), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to Mongolia.
  2. of or pertaining to the Mongol people of inner Asia.
  3. Mongoloid.
  4. of or pertaining to Mongolian, a branch of the Altaic languages.
  1. a native or inhabitant of the Mongolian People's Republic.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Inner Mongolia.
  3. a group of languages including Buriat and Khalkha and constituting a branch of Altaic.
  4. any of the languages of this branch, esp. Khalkha.
  5. a member of the Mongoloid peoples of Asia.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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