Language details

KALMYK-OIRAT Links (6)   Examples (5)   Materials (2)   Books (8)   
Alternative names: KALMUK, KALMUCK, KALMACK, QALMAQ, KALMYTSKII JAZYK, KHAL:MAG, OIRAT, VOLGA OIRAT, EUROPEAN OIRAT, WESTERN MONGOLIAN, OIRAT-KALMYK
Number of speakers: 518.000 (1993)
In language groups: ALTAIC » MONGOLIAN » CENTER » OIRAT-KHALKHA » OIRAT-KALMYK-DARKHAT
Spoken in: CHINA [Details], GERMANY [Details], KYRGYZSTAN [Details], MONGOLIA [Details], Kalmykiya, Respublika/RUSSIAN FEDERATION [Details], TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA [Details], UNITED STATES [Details]
Description:

Kalmyk-Oirat is mainly spoken by more than 100.000 people in the Republic of Kalmykia north of the Caucasus in the Russian Federation, by more than 60.000 people in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and adjacent areas in China and by more than 60.000... [more ...]


Links
1   Kalmyk Language Map
http://www.largeformatcomputing.com/resource/mongol/kalmyk.htm
2   Oirat Language Map
http://www.largeformatcomputing.com/resource/mongol/oirat.htm
3   The Kalmyks
http://www.globalconnections.co.uk/pdfs/KALMYKSRussia.pdf
4   The Kalmyks
http://www.hunmagyar.org/kalmuk/kalmuk.html
5   The Kalmyks
http://www.nupi.no/cgi-win/Russland/etnisk_b.exe?Kalmykian
6   “Todo Bichig” and Written Heritage (in the Cultural Context)
http://www.belti.msk.ru/unesco/d15e.htm

Examples
1  Bible Text in Kalmyk
2  Kalmyk Writing Sample
3  The Lord's Prayer in Kalmyk (Latin Script)
4  The Lord's Prayer in Kalmyk-Oirat
5  The Lord's Prayer in Kalmyk-Oirat (Cyrillic)

Materials
1  Distribution of Kalmyk and Oirat Speaking Peoples
2  Kalmyk Alphabet

Books
1   Benzing, Johannes: Kalmückische Grammatik zum Nachschlagen
2   Kotwicz, Wl.: Opyt grammatiki kalmyckogo razgovornogo iazyka, Izd. II
3   Popov, A. : Grammatika kalmyckago iazyka
4   Pozdneev, A. : Kalmycko-russkii slovar'
5   Ramstedt, G. J.: Kalmückische Sprachproben, Erster Teil, Kalmückische Märchen
6   Ramstedt, G. J.: Kalmückisches Wörterbuch
7   Vladimicov, B. Ya.: Obrazcy mongol'skoi narodnoi slovesnost
8   Zwick, H. A.: Handwörterbuch der westmongolischen Sprache




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