Mongolian



[mong-goh-lee-uh n, mon-] /mɒŋˈgoʊ li ən, mɒn-/

adjective
1.
pertaining to .
2.
of or relating to the Mongol people of inner Asia.
3.
Anthropology. .
4.
of or relating to Mongolian, a branch of the Altaic languages.
noun
5.
a native or inhabitant of the .
6.
a native or inhabitant of .
7.
Also, Mongolic. a group of languages including Buriat and Khalkha and constituting a branch of Altaic.
8.
any of the languages of this branch, especially Khalkha.
9.
a member of the peoples of Asia.
/mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən/
adjective
1.
(offensive) (not in technical use) of, relating to, or affected by Down’s syndrome
/mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Mongolia, its people, or their language
noun
2.
a native of Mongolia
3.
the language of Mongolia See Khalkha

1738 (adj.); 1846 (n.), from Mongol + -ian. As a classification for “the Asiatic race,” it is from 1868.

Mongolian Mon·go·li·an or mon·go·li·an (mŏng-gō’lē-ən, -gōl’yən, mŏn-)
adj.
Relating to Down syndrome. No longer in technical use. Now considered offensive.

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