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Evenki

[ih-weng-kee, ih-veng-] /ɪˈwɛŋ ki, ɪˈvɛŋ-/
noun, plural Evenkis (especially collectively) Evenki for 1.
1.
a member of a Siberian people living mainly in the Yakut Autonomous Republic, Khabarovsk territory, and Evenki National District in the Russian Federation.
2.
the Tungusic language spoken by the Evenki.
Origin
< Russian ėvénki < Evenki əwənkī self-designation used by various local groups of Evenki
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Evenki

/əˈvɛŋkɪ/
noun
1.
(pl) Evenki. a Tungus people of E Siberia
2.
the language of this people
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