Tungusic

Tungusic
noun
1. any member of a people speaking a language in the Tungusic family
Hypernyms: ↑Altaic
Hyponyms: ↑Tungus, ↑Evenk, ↑Manchu
2. a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas
Syn: ↑Tungusic language
Hypernyms: ↑Altaic, ↑Altaic language
Hyponyms: ↑Tungus, ↑Tunguz, ↑Evenki, ↑Ewenki, ↑Manchu

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