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Mongolian Women

The Mongolian ethnic minority is chiefly distributed in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China, and they call themselves "Mongolians", meaning "Eternal Fires". People also call them "an ethnic minority on horseback". The Mongolians have their own language and alphabets. Mongolian women’s headwear is unique.         Lianchui Mongolian women often use a branched wooden stick as [...]

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How Does Hutong Come?

Hutong are narrow streets or alleys, most commonly associated with Beijing. The origin of “hutong” is still a controversial issue. Some experts claim that it is initially appeared in the Mongolian language about 700 years ago and derives from the Mongolian word “hottog,” meaning “water well.” While others argue it comes from the word “ [...]

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