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Tungusic

[too ng-goo-zik] /tʊŋˈgu zɪk/
noun
1.
a family of languages spoken or formerly spoken in Manchuria and central and SE Siberia, including Manchu, Evenki, Even, and languages of the Amur River region, as Nanay.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Tungusic or its speakers.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; Tungus + -ic
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Tungusic

/tʊŋˈɡʊsɪk/
noun
1.
a branch or subfamily of the Altaic family of languages, including Tungus and Manchu
adjective
2.
of or relating to these languages or their speakers
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