Manchu

noun Man·chu \ ˈman-(ˌ)chü , man-ˈ \

Definition of Manchu

plural Manchu or Manchus
1 :a member of an indigenous people of Manchuria who conquered China and established a dynasty there in 1644
2 :the Tungusic language of the Manchu people

Manchu

adjective

Origin and Etymology of manchu

ultimately from Manchu manju, a self-designation


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