Chakhar is a variety of Mongolian spoken by about 100,000 people in the central region of Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region in the north of China, particularly in the Xilingol League and the Ulanqab region.
Chakhar is also known as Chahar Chaha'er, Chakhar or Qahar. Native speakers call it ᠴᠠᠬᠠᠷ (čaqar).
Mongolian alphabet for Chakhar
- The letters are shown in their isolated, initial, medial and final forms (from top to bottom).
- The letter sh and the letters from -er onwards (apart from wa) are used in names and Chinese loanwords
Download an alphabet chart for Chakhar (Excel)
Details of the Chakhar alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel (PDF)
Information about the Chakhar language
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