Khalkha
noun Date: 1873 1. a member of a Mongol people of Outer Mongolia 2. the language of the Khalkha people used as the official language of the country of Mongolia

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  • KHALKHA — Ethnie principale de la République mongole (qui s’est appelée successivement Mongolie Extérieure puis république populaire de Mongolie), les Khalkha (ou Qalq a, ou Xalx) étaient estimés à 1 777 730 en 1993, ce qui représente 78,8 p. 100 de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Khalkha —   [ xalxa], Gruppe der Mongolen, Chalcha …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Khalkha — [kal′kə] n. 1. a member of a people of Mongolia 2. the Mongolian language of this people, the official language of Mongolia …   English World dictionary

  • Khalkha — The Khalkha, or Halh (Classical Mongolian: qalq a , Khalkha Mongolian mn. Халх IPA| [χɑɬχ] ) are a subgroup of the Mongols. They comprise the majority of the population of the independent state of Mongolia. The standard language of Mongolia is… …   Wikipedia

  • Khalkha — /kal keuh/, n. 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. * * * ▪ people       largest group of the Mongol peoples, constituting more than 80… …   Universalium

  • Khalkha — Khalkhas  Cet article concerne le peuple khalkha. Pour la langue khalkha, voir Mongol. Les Khalkhas (en mongol classique qalq a, en khalkha Халх) sont un sous groupe des Mongols, dont fait partie la majorité de la population de la Mongolie.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Khalkha — Khalka Khalka, Khalkha Khalkha . the dialect of Mongolian that is the official language of the Mongolian People s Republic. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Khalkha — /ˈkælkə/ (say kalkuh) noun 1. a traditionally nomadic people inhabiting the Mongolian People s Republic. 2. (plural Khalkha or Khalkhas) a member of this people. 3. their language, a dialect of Mongolian. –adjective 4. of or relating to this… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Khalkha — noun 1. the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia • Syn: ↑Khalka, ↑Kalka • Hypernyms: ↑Mongol, ↑Mongolian 2. the language of the Khalkha that is the official language of the Mongolian People s Republic • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khalkha — Dieser Artikel befasst sich mit dem Volk Chalcha, zur Sprache siehe Mongolische Sprache, zum gleichnamigen Fluss siehe Chalcha (Fluss). Die Chalcha Mongolen sind mit etwa 70% der Bevölkerung die dominierende ethnische Gruppe in der unabhängigen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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