Jungar Tuvan


  • Language: Jungar Tuvan
  • Alternate names: Soyon, Soyot, Uriankhai, Urangkay, Altay Tuvan, Kök Monchak, Dïba, Mončak
  • Language code: dtyvj
  • Language family: Turkic, Common Turkic, Central Siberian Turkic, South Siberian Turkic, Sayan
  • Dialect of: Tuva
  • Number of speakers: 1500
  • Script: Cyrillic script.

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    The term 'Altay Tuvan' is employed to refer to both Jungar Tuvan and Tsengel Tuvan, spoken in Mongolia. Ragagnin considers them to be closely related. Jungar Tuvan does not exhibit the pharyngeal effects that are found in other Sayan languages.

    The Jungar Tuvan Verb