Mongol


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Mon·gol

 (mŏng′gəl, -gōl′, mŏn′-)
n.
1. A member of any of the traditionally nomadic peoples of Mongolia.
2. See Mongolian.
3. Anthropology A member of the Mongoloid racial classification.
adj.
1. Of or relating to Mongolia, the Mongols, or their language or culture.
2. Anthropology Of or relating to the Mongoloid racial classification.

[Mongolian Moṅgol.]

Mongol

(ˈmɒŋɡɒl; -ɡəl)
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Mongolia, esp a nomad
2. (Languages) the Mongolian language

mongol

(ˈmɒŋɡəl)
n
(Pathology) a formerly used and now highly offensive name for a person affected by Down's syndrome

Mon•gol

(ˈmɒŋ gəl, -goʊl, ˈmɒn-)

n.
1.
a. a member of a pastoral people or group of peoples of Mongolia prominent in medieval Asian history under Genghis Khan and his successors.
b. a member of any of the modern peoples descended from the historical Mongols, esp. the present inhabitants of Mongolia.
adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mongol - a member of the nomadic peoples of MongoliaMongol - a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia
Oriental, oriental person - a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans)
Mongol Tatar, Tatar, Tartar - a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century
Kalka, Khalka, Khalkha - the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia
Adj.1.Mongol - of or relating to the region of Mongolia or its people or their languages or culturesMongol - of or relating to the region of Mongolia or its people or their languages or cultures; "the Mongol invaders"; "a Mongolian pony"; "Mongolian syntax strongly resembles Korean syntax"
Translations

Mongol

[ˈmɒŋgəl] N
1. (= person) → mongol(a) m/f
2. (Ling) → mongol m

mongol

[ˈmɒŋgəl] (offensive)
A. Nmongólico/a m/f
B. ADJmongólico

Mongol

[ˈmɒŋgɒl]
n
(= person) → Mongol(e) m/f
(= language) → mongol m
adjmongol(e)

mongol

[ˈmɒŋgəl] (offensive, old-fashioned)
adjmongol(e)
nmongol(e) m/f

mongol

adj
(pej)mongolisch
(Med) mongolmongoloid
n
Mongol = Mongolian
(Med) he’s a mongoler ist mongoloid

Mongol

[ˈmɒŋgəl]
1. n (person) → mongolo/a; (language) → mongolo
2. adjmongolo/a

mongol

[ˈmɒŋgəl] n & adj (offensive) → mongoloide (m/f)
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Long ago one had borrowed the other's written language, and, untold generations before that, they had diverged from the common Mongol stock.
There were Slavonian hunters, fair-skinned and mighty-muscled; short, squat Finns, with flat noses and round faces; Siberian half-breeds, whose noses were more like eagle- beaks; and lean, slant-eyed men, who bore in their veins the Mongol and Tartar blood as well as the blood of the Slav.
The one I had selected wavered indecisively before me, and, as I swung wide to make the boarding gentle, filled suddenly and darted away, the smart Mongols shouting a wild rhythm as they bent to the sweeps.
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