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"THE BUGAT INSCRIPTION: the oldest Mongolian language monument. A recently-published study of Brahmi script on the Bugat stele, erected 584-587AD, concluded it may have been a Mongolian-language inscription. This is Mongolian studies' greatest discovery in the last few years!"
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CSEN 5 Jul 19
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For the original study of the Bugat inscription, see: Vovin, A., 2019. "A Sketch of the Earliest Mongolic Language: the Brāhmī Bugut and Khüis Tolgoi Inscriptions", International Journal of Eurasian Linguistics, 1: 162-197.
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Ticker 12 Jul 19
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Probably after 6th century BC, Kharoshti script was predominant in Indus Valley region (Pakistan). Brahmi script was known in southern India.
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