In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the local Mongolian language, Lugu means falling into the water.
- Welcoming visitors to the Chin-Mong food festival that commenced on Wednesday, he explains how he managed to perfect the Mongolian recipes over the past several years of his experience.
- These mobile homes have been used for thousands of years by nomadic Mongolian tribesmen on the steppes of Asia.
- But the existence of the Mongolian language still kept me aware of the uniqueness of this nationality.
- The Kalmyks, as the republic's residents are known, were once Mongolian nomads who lived and practiced their faith on the Central Asian steppe.
- Our Mongolian throat singer - who splits his voice into two pitches simultaneously - is generating so much interest that we decide to move his gig to a bigger venue.
- There is a marvellous scene in which Mongolian musicians play and sing to the mother camel in an attempt to improve her mood, leading to an uplifting ending.
- A Manchester businessman is hoping to cross 625 miles of harsh Mongolian desert using wind power alone.
- Then the Soviet Union collapsed and its market for Mongolian goods disappeared.
- The stubbornly nomadic ones among them went back to their former, Mongolian lifestyle, where they could continue to roam at will.
- I've told them I'll get my own back later because I'm an expert on the role of the nasal flute in Mongolian music.
- Yet Mongolian journalists ignored organized crime, corruption, bribery and abuse of power during this market economy transition.
- We plan to use Mongolian language to shoot the movie.
- As if perfectly orchestrated, the moon rose between two distant hills, framing the silhouettes of three Mongolian horsemen galloping across the steppes to ignite the huge bonfire.
- It's so fascinating, going through the development of Turkic peoples, their languages, and culture, from the Mongolian steppe through central Asia and as far as Bulgaria.
- Leeds Council chiefs are officially launching the event at the Town Hall today with an exhibition of Mongolian dancing and singing.
- She, too, is Mongolian but she went to school in China.
- Our reviewer reports on the latest film by the Mongolian film student studying in Munich whose last film was nominated for an Oscar in 2003.
- Cultural centers and libraries promote the Mongolian language and cultural productions in cities, towns, and even in the pastoral areas.
- They have a network of buyers who purchase directly from Mongolian farmers and secure the cream of the crop.
- ‘The elections must be fair, and people must be honest,’ said Bazaraa, a 51-year-old Ulan Bator taxi driver who like many Mongolians goes by only one name.
- The proposed move is, therefore, not primarily for Mongolians or Tibetans, it is primarily for the people of Taiwan.
- Totally distinct from Chinese, the languages of minority groups such as Tibetans, Uighurs and Mongolians are officially recognized and taught in schools.
- The Han drink it unsweetened and black, Mongolians have it with milk, and Tibetans serve it with yak butter.
- This is the view presented by the enormous Inner Mongolian grasslands, dotted with white tents, called yurts, where tourists and some Mongolians still live.
- Soviets and Mongolians announce that all Soviet troops will be withdrawn from Mongolia by 1992.
- Today, about 80 per cent of Mongolians still live in the wood-framed, canvas-covered structures.
- ‘The Mongolians generally avoid going out in extreme conditions,’ says Mark.
- The slow, epic time of the Mongolians begins with fairy tales, rhapsodic narration, and wonderful epopees - the old traditional songs in which they tell their whole history.
- The 15 Mongolians, all owners or executive managers of small or medium-sized enterprises, started their training sessions in Taipei last Wednesday.
- While more than 90 percent of China is Han, the country has more than 50 ethnic minorities, including different Muslim groups, Tibetans, Koreans and Mongolians.
- Horses are everywhere - some say that Mongolians invented horseback riding - and what better way to see the countryside than in a saddle?
- Traditionally famed for their horsemanship and hospitality, many Mongolians still lead nomadic lives, moving their transportable houses or ‘yurts’ between summer and winter grazing grounds.
- In the 14th century, moon cakes were vital weapons for the Han people in their struggle to overthrow the Mongolians.
- ‘When I worked with the four Mongolians, they showed me the Mongolian folk dance, and I fell in love with it,’ she says.
- Since it is too cold to go out of the house in Mongolia eight months of the year, Mongolians traditionally have had to store up enough food to last the winter and then stay indoors.
- The project would displace 4,000 people, including Tibetans and Mongolians from their grazing lands and water sources.
- It was a fantastic idea and a wonderful country, the Mongolians bent over backwards to be welcoming.
- The Mongolians offer good terms for investment but no Indian company has taken up the offer.
- We had to make contracts with the Chinese because they administrate the country, and we had to make contracts with the Mongolians because it is their pastureland.
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