Definition of Tungusic in English:


Syllabification: Tun·gus·ic
Pronunciation: /to͝oNGˈgo͝ozik


  • Relating to a small family of Altaic languages of Siberia and northern China.
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    • Korean is considered part of the Tungusic branch of the Altaic group of the Ural-Altaic language family.
    • 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.
    • They are the ethnic descendants of a Tungusic branch of the Ural-Altaic family.


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  • The Tungusic family of languages collectively.

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