Southern Altai

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Southern Altai

  1. A Turkic language spoken in the Altai Republic, Russia on the border of Mongolia and the People's Republic of China. There is no mutual intelligibility with Northern Altai.

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Written Altai is based on Southern Altai, but is rejected by Northern Altai children. Dialects include Altai Proper and Talangit.



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