Ewenki


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

E·wen·ki

 (ĭ-wĕng′kē)
n.
Variant of Evenki.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ewenki - a member of the people inhabiting an area of northern Mongolia and eastern Siberia
Oriental, oriental person - a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans)
2.Ewenki - the Tungusic language of the Evenki in eastern SiberiaEwenki - the Tungusic language of the Evenki in eastern Siberia
Tungusic language, Tungusic - a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
She uses the historical comparative method, and draws on a database of about 230 Turkic and 70 Tungusic loanwords, along with a smaller number of Mongolic origin that came through either the Siberian Turkic languages or the Tungusic Ewenki languages.
Genhe's Aoluguya Ewenki ethnic township is home to China's only reindeer-herding tribe.
The study of the blood sample from a two-year-old female reindeer of a domesticated herd maintained by nomadic Ewenki hunter-herders in the Greater Khingan Mountains in China led researchers to understand in detail the evolutionary history of the animal.
The distal 5 cm from each antler was collected from two anaesthetized healthy reindeer at Grand Farm in Harbin, which were introduced from the Ewenki reindeer herding of Aoluguya, Inner Mongolia, China.