Definition of Tungusic language
1. Noun. A family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas.
Generic synonyms: Altaic, Altaic Language
Specialized synonyms: Evenki, Ewenki, Tungus, Tunguz, Manchu
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tungusic Language
Literary usage of Tungusic language
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1. A Rational Classification of Literature for Shelving and Cataloguing Books ...by Frederic Beecher Perkins by Frederic Beecher Perkins (1881)
"... 5580 Trunk-making 3922 Trusts, trustees 1353 tungusic language 4776 Tunnels 3541 Turkey, geography 2057 history 2056 travels 2057 Turkey in Asia 2105 ..."
2. Origin and Antiquity of Man by Hudson Tuttle (1896)
"The- tungusic language is the lowest of the Turanian family, being more unadvanced than the Chinese. ..."
3. Lectures on the science of language by Friedrich Max Müller (1885)
"... speaking a tungusic language, 341 — grammar of, 369 — imitative sounds in, 419 note Manetho, his study and cultivation of the Greek language, ..."