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It's weird. I can technically read this script, but the spelling is SO darned different from Cyrillic that the technical knowledge is kinda useless, except for single words and names, like this.


Mongolian script is so pretty & I've been writing it all my Life & didn't know it. So strange I remember each brush stroke like I've done it thousand times.


Mongol bichig, the vertical Mongolian script, was used in Mongolia until the adoption of cyrillic in the 1940s. In my view, one of the most beautiful scripts in the world, a tie with Persian nastaliq. Calligraphy by Sukhbaatar Lkhagvadorj


Letter of Arghun to Philip the Fair, 1289, in Mongolian language and classical Mongolian script.