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Relating to or denoting a small family of Altaic languages of Siberia and northern China.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Korean is considered part of the Tungusic branch of the Altaic group of the Ural-Altaic language family.’
- ‘They are the ethnic descendants of a Tungusic branch of the Ural-Altaic family.’
- ‘The word comes to us through Russian, from the Tungusic saman.’
The Tungusic family of languages.
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