Mongolic languages

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The Mongolic languages include Khalkha, Buryat, Kalmyk, Ordos, Dagur, Yugur, Monguor, and a number of other languages.


name Language ISO 639 formalism state stems coverage location primary authors
-2 -3
apertium-khk Khalkha (mn) khk HFST (lexc+twol) development 441 ~50.6% apertium-khk (incubator) Jonathan
apertium-bua Buryat bua HFST (lexc+twol) prototype 217 ~34.8% apertium-bua (incubator) Jonathan

Existing language pairs

Text in italic denotes language pairs under development / in the incubator. Regular text denotes a functioning language pair in staging, while text in bold denotes a stable well-working language pair in trunk.

khk bua
khk - bua-khk
bua bua-khk
kaz khk-kaz


This table summarizes the vulnerability of various Mongolic languages. Data is derived from the ‘Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, © UNESCO,’.

Language ISO639-3 Areas Vulnerability № speakers
Mogholi mhj Afghanistan 4 - Critically endangered 0
Dagur (Amur) dta China 4 - Critically endangered 96.1K
Yugur (Shira/Eastern) yuy China 3 - Severely endangered 4K
Monguor (Huzhu) mjg China 3 - Severely endangered 152K
Kangjia kxs China 3 - Severely endangered 1K
Kalmyk xal Russian Federation 2 - Definitely endangered 80.5K
Bonan / Bao'an peh China 2 - Definitely endangered 6K
Santa / Dongxiang sce China 1 - Vulnerable 200K