Tungusic

noun
Tun·​gu·​sic | \ tu̇ŋ-ˈgü-zik How to pronounce Tungusic (audio) , tən-\

Definition of Tungusic

: a family of Altaic languages spoken in Manchuria and northward

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Tungusic adjective

First Known Use of Tungusic

1864, in the meaning defined above

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