E·ven·ki (ĭ-wĕngkē, ĭ-vĕng-) also E·wen·ki (ĭ-wĕngkē)
n. pl. Evenki or E·ven·kis also Ewenki or E·wen·kis
1. A member of a people inhabiting a large area of eastern Siberia in Russia and northern Nei Monggol (Inner Mongolia) in China.
2. The Tungusic language of the Evenki. In both senses also called Tungus.
[Russian, Evenki people, from Evenki ə´wənkī.]
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