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Mongolians study traditional writing after China pushes language reforms in Inner Mongolia

South China Morning Post
South China Morning Post
In the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, some students are taking a pass on the commonly used Cyrillic alphabet and focusing their efforts on learning a traditional, vertical Mongolian script that dates back to the empire of Genghis Khan. They are among a growing number of Mongolians who are inspired to study the ancient letters after seeing protests in China’s Inner Mongolia region against a new language policy to replace Mongolian with Mandarin in schools.

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