Chakhar (ᠴᠠᠬᠠᠷ)

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

Mongolian alphabet for Chakhar


Download an alphabet chart for Chakhar (Excel)

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


Information about the Chakhar language

Mongolic languages

Alasha, Barin, Buryat, Chakhar, Daur, Jarud, Kalmyk, Khamnigan Mongol, Khorchin, Mogholi, Mongolian, Monguor, Santa / Dongxiang

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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