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Synonyms for Tungusic

any member of a people speaking a language in the Tungusic family

a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas

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Hunchun's garrison in the early days was manned by representatives of the Tungusic Kuyala people who were ultimately incorporated into the Qing banner system as New Manchus (Li 1991).
CULTURAL CAPSULE Korea was first populated by a Tungusic branch of the Ural-Altaic family, which migrated to the peninsula from the northwestern regions of Asia.
10), citing "personal communication" from Austerlitz, states: "The distinguished authority on Tungusic languages Robert Austerlitz .
This is one of the poems Fan wrote in 1170 when he was sent on a diplomatic mission to the court of the Jurchens, a Tungusic nomadic tribe that had taken much of the northern part of the Song territories, and the bridge in the poem is the famous bridge in Bianliang, the old capital of the Northern Song, lost to the Jurchens in 1126 and now under enemy occupation.
Although contacts with its Tungusic and Turkic neighbors have been postulated in research on Nganasan earlier, prior studies have concentrated on lexical borrowings.
Xun, Emai, Yoruba, Baule, Joola Banjal, and Tima); Eurasia (Telkepe, Vafsi, East Caucasian family, Tungusic, Ket, Chintang and Belhare, and Thai); New Guinea and Australia (Teiwa, Mian, Teop, Jaminjung); the Americas (Yupik, Halkomelem Salish, Athabaskan), Ojiebwe, Tlapaniec, Itonama, and Mapudungun).
The Asian SOV area includes Turkic, Mongolian, Tungusic, Northwest Caucasian, Northeast Caucasian, Chukchi-Kamchatkan, Ainu, Japanese, Korean, Tibeto-Burman (less Karen), Dravidian, the Indo-Iranian branch of Indo-European, and the Munda branch of Austric.
In northwestern Siberia, influences may include Paleo-Siberian (Ket, Yukaghir) or Tungusic languages.
Tungusic in the case of Jurchen--are completely different and so, upon closer examination, are the various scripts devised to record them.
The Korean Peninsula was first populated by peoples of a Tungusic branch of the Ural-Altaic language family, who migrated from the northwestern regions of Asia.
The notion underlying the anthology is of a Eurasian linguistic continuum stretching from the Pacific in the east to the Mediterranean and Baltic in the west, containing the five families Japanic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic.
Oroqen, a Tungusic language spoken in China, uses the partial reduplication of adjective stems to indicate intensity.
This despite the fact that Norman stated there was abundant evidence from related Tungusic languages that it was pronounced [a] and indeed the native Sibe speaker in the audio files pronounces it [a], not [e].
Ethnic groups (2004): About 95% Mongol (predominantly Khalkha); 5% Turkic (largest group, Kazakh); Tungusic, Chinese, and Russian.
The 3P possessive suffix occurs in the non-personal definitive function also in Turkic and Tungusic languages (Tauli 1966 : 148; Pusztay 1975 : 364).