1A member of the northern Evenki people of Siberia.
- ‘When a Tungus shaman, held captive by Matula, is murdered, blame immediately falls on the newcomer.’
- ‘The shaman - chief of the Tungus people - closed off the region, regarding it as ‘enchanted.’’
- 1.1older term for evenki (the language)
Russian, from a Turkic language.