Kalmyk love poem

толь

Нарна толян мет, чирячнь-

Насн жирглин айта шюлг

Гилвксн толян агчмд унтрна

Адг!Мини дурна сюл герчлт

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Translated into Kalmyk by Nina Akicheva

Audio Bogdahna Chingis
Нарна толян мет, чирячнь-  Насн жирглин айта шюлг  Гилвксн толян агчмд унтрна  Адг!Мини дурна сюл герчлтTurn
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Poem the mirror

Kalmyk woman

Here is the kalmyk (oirat, kalmuck) of the French poet Richard Bellon, translated for 150,000 kalmyk-speakers. The prettiest girls of this ethnic group know when they dance, how the eyes of men stare at them. They do not like it too much, because if they dance, it's for other reasons. Their dance is their language, but who will know how to decipher it? Who could find the words that only them understand? The Kalmykia with capital Elista is on the west of the Volga river delta, northwest of the Caspian. Kalmyk as Buryat is closely related to modern Mongolian.

Kalmyk people

Here is a Kalmyk poem in a Mongolian language of the Oïrat group, official in the Kalmykia republic, which is also spoken in China and Mongolia. Kalmykia is a steppes region, in the south-west of Russia. Its population the Kalmyks descends from the Oïrats (Oirots, Western Mongols), made up of different tribes coming from Mongolia to the south Caucasus. In Genghis Khan's time they inhabited the forests to the west of Lake Baikal.
Neighboring languages
Buryat poem - Mongolian poem
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