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Dordzhi Nandyshev, About my ancestors and the origin of my clan

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Terbish, Baasanjav 


Dordzhi is from the arvn (lineage) of Avgnr of the Zyod clan. One of his ancestors was a man called Bor-Mangna. Bor-Mangna had a son Svan, who had a son Sorsn, who had a son Nandysh, who had a son Bamba. Bamba is Dordzhi’s father. Since Bor-Mangna’s wife was a Tatar woman with blond hair and blueish-greenish eyes, some people in Dordzhi’s family were also blond and had grey eyes.



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Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge

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