Ulch language

The Ulch language, or Olcha, is a Tungusic language spoken by the Ulch people in the Russian Far East.

Нāн'и хэсэни
Native toRussia
RegionKhabarovskiy Kray
Ethnicity2,800 Ulch (2010 census)[1]
Native speakers
150 (2010 census)[1]
  • Southern
    • Nanai group
      • Ulch
Language codes
ISO 639-3ulc


А а (ā) Б б В в Г г Д д Д’ д’ Е е
(ē) Ё ё (ё̄) Ж ж З з И и (ӣ) Й й
К к Л л М м Н н Н’ н’ Ӈ ӈ О о (ō)
П п Р р С с Т т У у (ӯ) Ф ф Х х
Ц ц Ч ч Ш ш Щ щ ъ Ы ы ь Э э
(э̄) Ю ю (ю̄) Я я (я̄)

In brackets are letters that are used in writing, though not officially included in the alphabet.


  1. ^ a b Ulch at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ulch". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.


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