Khalkha

[ kal-kuh ]
/ ˈkæl kə /

noun

a Mongolian language that is the official language of the Mongolian People's Republic and the chief vernacular of the eastern half of the country.

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British Dictionary definitions for Khalkha

Khalkha
/ (ˈkælkə) /

noun

the dialect of Mongolian that is the official language of Mongolia
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