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Name: Tsendee  Yunger
Institution: Mongolian Academy of Todo Bichig Studies
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State and/or Country: Mongolia   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Oirat
Mongolian, Classical
Selected Publications: • Dictionary of Todo Bichig, 2002, Mongolian Academy of Todo Bichig, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 308 pages
• Oirat’s Zay Pandita and Todo Bichig Studies Bibliography, 2005, Ganprint, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 87 pages
• Alphabet of Todo Bichig, 2004, Ganprint, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
• Translation of Sutar “Huh khutsiin domnologo oroshiboi”, 2004, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Forthcoming: -Grammar of Oirat Dialect, 2009, 160 pages
-Phonetics and Graphic system of Todo Bichig, 2010,

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