Buryat is a Mongolic language spoken by about 400,000 people mainly
in the Republic of Buryatia, Ust-Ordyn and Aginsk autonomic districts
of the Russian Federation, and also in northern Mongolia and northwestern
A method of writing Buryat using the Cyrillic alphabet was created
after the 1917 Russian Revolution. Before that, the Buryats wrote in
Traditional Mongolian script. In 1931 a version of the
Latin alphabet was adopted to write Buryat, then in 1939 the Cyrillic
alphabet was re-introduced.
Traditional Mongolian script for Buryat
Latin alphabet for Buryat
Buryat alphabet and pronunciation
Information about Buryat pronunciation compiled by Wolfram Siegel.