/i weng"kee, i veng"-/, n., pl. Evenkis, (esp. collectively) Evenki for 1.
1. a member of a Siberian people living mainly in the Yakut Autonomous Republic, Khabarovsk territory, and Evenki National District in the Russian Federation.
2. the Tungusic language spoken by the Evenki.
[ < Russ evénki < Evenki awanki self-designation used by various local groups of Evenki]

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