: 弘吉剌, Hongjila
, Қоңырат) were a central Asian tribe
, one of the major divisions of the Mongols
. Genghis Khan
's wife, Borte
was a member of this tribe, so it was held in high regard by the Mongol Empire
. The wives of all rulers of the Yuan Dynasty
were also of this tribe. Variations on the name include Wangjila (王紀剌), Yongjilie (雍吉烈), and Guangjila (廣吉剌).
The original pastures of the Onggirats were in eastern Mongolia, near lake Hulun
The descendants of Onggirat are a tribe within the Middle Juz of the Kazakh nation.