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Man·chu

 (măn′cho͞o, măn-cho͞o′)
n. pl. Manchu or Man·chus
1. A member of a people native to Manchuria who ruled China during the Qing dynasty.
2. The Tungusic language of the Manchu.
adj.
Of or relating to the Manchu or their language or culture.

[Manchu manju.]

Manchu

(mænˈtʃuː)
npl -chus or -chu
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid people of Manchuria who conquered China in the 17th century, establishing an imperial dynasty that lasted until 1912
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Tungusic branch of the Altaic family
adj
3. (Historical Terms) Also: Ching of or relating to the dynasty of the Manchus
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Also: Ching of or relating to the dynasty of the Manchus
[from Manchu, literally: pure]

Man•chu

(mænˈtʃu)

n., pl. -chus, (esp. collectively) -chu.
1. a member of a Tungusic people of Manchuria who conquered China in the 17th century and established a dynasty (Manchu′ dy′nasty or Ch'ing 1644–1912).
2. the Tungusic language of the Manchus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Manchu - a member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria; related to the Tungus; conquered China in the 17th century
Tungusic - any member of a people speaking a language in the Tungusic family
2.Manchu - the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionariesManchu - the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
3.Manchu - the Tungusic language spoken by the Manchu
Tungusic language, Tungusic - a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas
Translations
mantšumantšurialainen
MandchouMandchoue
mandzsu
mancesemanciùmanciuriano
满语
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For those unfamiliar with the original edition, it is composed of a lengthy introduction, which provides information on Manchu sources, gives a short introduction to the history of Manchu, and has another lengthy section on the Manchu script, explaining where it came from and how it is made up, as well as some exercises for the learner to practice reading the script.