How to use the indefinite article in Mongolian

How to use the indefinite article in Mongolian

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Mongolian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Mongolian lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Mongolian indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The English indefinite article 'a' does not exist in Mongolian. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered indefinite without the need for a specific word to show this.


a table
a friend
a brother
a girl
a month
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In Inner Mongolia in China, the traditional Mongol script is still used. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Mongolian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Mongolian

Learn to get by in Mongolian with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Mongolian, introduce yourself in Mongolian and even hold a conversation in Mongolian after you have met someone.

Ter bolh oqin yom.
She is a girl.
Ter bolh emegtē yom.
She is a woman.
Ter bolh bagš ban.
She is a teacher.
Ter bolh surač.
She is a student.
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Step 3 : The indefinite article in Mongolian

The indefinite article is what we call the word a in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns in English (a book, a chair, a door etc.). To get started in Mongolian, pick just 3 important nouns. We suggest you learn the nouns ном, and (book, chair, door). Once you have learned these nouns, you can then learn how to use each noun with the indefinite article. This is easy in Mongolian, because in Mongolian, there is no indefinite article. So the word ном can mean book or a book, the word can mean chair or a chair and the word can mean door or a door. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the indefinite article in Mongolian including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the indefinite article with the Mongolian nouns ном, and , you're ready to move on to Step 4 (the definite article in Mongolian).

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