Alasha (ᠠᠯᠠᠱᠠᠨ)

Alasha is a variety of Mongolian spoken by about 40,000 people in Alxa League (ᠠᠯᠠᠱᠠ
ᠠᠶᠢᠮᠠᠭ
/ 阿拉善盟), an administrative division in eastern Inner Mongolia in northern China. It contains features of both Oirat and Mongolian.

Alasha is also known as Alaša-Eǰen-e, Ejne or Ejine. It has two dialects: Alasha proper and Eǰene.

Mongolian alphabet for Alasha

Mongolian alphabet for Alasha

The letters are shown in their isolated, initial, medial and final forms (from top to bottom).

Download an alphabet chart for Alasha (Excel)

Details of the Alasha alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel (PDF)

Links

Information about the Alasha language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alasha_dialect
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alasha
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/mvf

Mongolic languages

Alasha, Barin, Buryat, Chakhar, Daur, Kalmyk, Mongolian, Monguor, Santa / Dongxiang

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 14.01.22. Last modified: 14.01.22

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