Magtaal – Praise of Bayanhongor

Bayankhongor (Mongolian: Баянхонгор, literally Rich Darling) is one of the 21 aimags (provinces) of Mongolia. It is located in the southwest of the country and, at 116,000 square kilometers, it is one of the largest aimags. The capital of the aimag shares the provincial name, Bayankhongor.
The Bayankhongor aimag includes very diverse geographic areas. It is typically divided into three areas: the mountainous and wooded Hangai in the north, the central steppe region, and the arid Gobi Desert in the south.

Баянхонгор магтаал

Баян баяны дээд нь хө
Баянхонгор нутаг аа
Бахдам энэхэн шүлгээрээ
Бахдан бахдан дуулья аа!

Алс тэртээд сүүмийн харагдах
Ариун сайхан нутаг даа
Амьтан бүхэн сүлжилдсэн
Аргагүй сайхан нутаг даа.

Praise of Bayanhongor

Prosperous and inestimable
O land of Bayanhongor
Solely by this delightful poem
With admiration, O praise and sing

Indistinctly seen from afar
O pristine countryside
Roamed by animals in profusion
O truly magnificent land...

source: Аялгуут магтаал - Лувсанноровын ЭРДЭНЭЧИМЭГ - Улаанбаатар Хот 2015 - 55р хуудас

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