Tungusic[to̵on go̵̅o̅′zik, -sik]
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a family of languages, belonging to the Altaic language group, spoken in central and NE Asia and including Tungus and Manchu
of these languages, the peoples that speak them, or their cultures
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A subfamily of the Altaic language family spoken in eastern Siberia and northern Manchuria that includes Evenki and Manchu. Also called Manchu-Tungus.adjective
Of or relating to Tungusic or its speakers.