Tungusic language


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Noun1.Tungusic language - a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areasTungusic language - a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas
Altaic language, Altaic - a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe
Tunguz, Evenki, Ewenki, Tungus - the Tungusic language of the Evenki in eastern Siberia
Manchu - the Tungusic language spoken by the Manchu
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It's in color and laid out pretty well, and there is an ad for Kombucha which in the Tungusic language means "tastes like rotten shitty mold and fungus.
A Tungusic language, Manchu is now only spoken by a few elders, he says, but it is important for reading documents of China's last imperial dynasty and for exploring the Altaic family of languages.
In the second edition she writes "Manchu belongs to the Tungusic language family which spreads from Western Siberia to the Pacific.
Oroqen, a Tungusic language spoken in China, uses the partial reduplication of adjective stems to indicate intensity.
Fo '100' the Tsintsius comparative Tungus dictionary is cited as registering "[a] promising etymology [that] relates this word to the Tungusic language Orok, powo 'ten'" (p.
In Nanai, a Tungusic language of the lower Amur region, k, g, and x have uvular variants when occurring before vowels of the pharyngeal series; 1 likewise has a darker (i.
Sinor (1961 : 172-173) compared this item in Pallas to Mongolian gunje 'radeau, canot' and similar items in the Tungusic languages, but as Middle Mongolian loans in Mari were typically mediated through Turkic (see e.
Whereas these Tungusic languages seems to lack an equivalent for the Northern Samoyedic 'not know', it has a number of verbs expressing the concept 'not be able'.
First of all, the authors propose that Proto-Altaic lacked vowel harmony, a prominent feature of Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic languages.
In northwestern Siberia, influences may include Paleo-Siberian (Ket, Yukaghir) or Tungusic languages.
The 3P possessive suffix occurs in the non-personal definitive function also in Turkic and Tungusic languages (Tauli 1966 : 148; Pusztay 1975 : 364).
In Northern-Eurasian languages an equivalent to the Uralic (*)m-accusative can possibly be found in Tungusic languages, in which also the category of grammatical gender is lacking; see [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1971 : 10; 1976 : 49-50; Greenberg 2000 :129-131; Marcantonio 2002 : 284; Klesment, Kunnap, Soosaar, Taagepera 2003 : 375.