|Region||Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang|
Oroqen (/ -/,; also known as Orochon, Oronchon, Olunchun, Elunchun or Ulunchun) is a Northern Tungusic language spoken in the People's Republic of China. Dialects are Gankui and Heilongjiang. Gankui is the standard dialect. It is spoken by the Oroqen people of Inner Mongolia (predominantly the Oroqin Autonomous Banner) and Heilongjiang in Northeast China.
Since the 1980s, Oroqen-language materials were produced by teachers in Oroqen-speaking areas. They based the language's orthography either on IPA or Pinyin. A majority of Oroqen speakers use Chinese as a literary language and some also speak Daur.
Oroqen is spoken in the following counties of China (Ethnologue).
The Gankui dialect is used as the standard dialect for the Oroqen language.
|Fricative||ɸ||ʃ||x ~ [ɣ] ~ [h]|
|High||i iː||y||u uː|
|Near-high||ɪ ɪː||ʊ ʊː|
|High-mid||eː||ə əː||o oː|