Tungan

noun
Tun·gan | \(ˈ)təŋ¦gän, (ˈ)tu̇ŋ-\
variants: or less commonly Dungan \(ˈ)də-, (ˈ)du̇- \
plural Tungan or Tungans also Dungan or Dungans

Definition of Tungan 

1a : a people of Turkestan found also in large numbers in Kansu Province and the Sining region of Chinghai Province in northwest China

b : a member of such people

2 : the language of the Tungan people

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History and Etymology for Tungan

German Tunganen, Dunganen, from Jagatai Döngan, probably from dönmek to convert

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