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

Such a prosperous land
O Bayanhongor
A land so great that only such a poem could honour,
that instills an admirable tribute

A distant picture appearing,
Land of pure wonder you are
With numerous kinds of animals
Land of undeniable beauty...

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

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