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Noun1.Tunguz - the Tungusic language of the Evenki in eastern SiberiaTunguz - the Tungusic language of the Evenki in eastern Siberia
Tungusic language, Tungusic - a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas
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We now suddenly jump to the other end of the Eurasian continent, to a group of languages belonging to the Altaic family just as Turkic does: in Orok, among the Tunguz, the huchement 'us' is used to chase a dog away.
Further east, for example among the Tunguz in the far-eastern Asian tundra where there are hardly any horses left, the huchement is used to spur on harnessed reindeer.
These winners impressed the panel of judges, which included David Blumberg of Blumberg Capital, Josh Breinlinger of Sigma + Partners, Eric Byunn of FTV Capital, David Hornik of August Capital, David Mars of White Owl Capital Partners, Cindy Padnos of Illuminate Ventures, Cali Tran of NorthBridge Venture Partners and Tomasz Tunguz of Redpoint Ventures.