Koreanclass101.com

Learn Hebrew online

Talk In Arabic

Chelkan (куу / чалканду)

Chelkan is a a Northern Altai language spoken in Turachakskiy and Choyskiy districts of Altai Republic in southern Russia. Chelkan was considered a dialect of Altai, however it now classified and recognised as a separate language. According to the 2010 census, about 2,000 people speak Chelkan.

Chelkan was first documented in the 1860s by V.V. Radlov. Other studies of the language were undertaken during the 20th century. However, the language remained an oral one until the 21st century. The first book in Chelkan, a textbook for children, was pubished in 2004. A dictionary has also been published.

Chelkan alphabet

Chelkan Cyrillic alphabet

Information Chelkan pronunciation provide by Michael Peter Füstumum

Download an alphabet chart for Chelkan (Excel)

Information about Chelkan | Numbers in Chelkan

Links

Information about Chelkan
http://lingsib.iea.ras.ru/en/languages/chelkan.shtml
https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Челканское_наречие

Turkic languages

Other languages written with the: Cyrillic and Latin alphabets


If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.