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  • n. A member of the Tungus people.

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Examples

  • Schools were established to instruct students in everything from Ukrainian and Kirghiz to Evenk and Chukchi.

    The Return

  • No, the first commenter had it: it was Even and Evenk.

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  • Shamanism is still practiced among the few Evenk natives remaining in the area and superstition is remarkably powerful.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • When Rostnikov repeated that the primary evidence against Samsonov was the testimony of an Evenk shaman, Samsonov had to be restrained by Famfanoff who, surprisingly, found enough strength within his abused body to control the furious doctor.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • The Evenk finished his packing, threw the sack over his shoulder and turned to Rostnikov, pointing at the jar of dark liquid.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • Even with layer-upon-layer of clothes and the best Evenk-made furs, no one could remain outside tonight without pain.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • "Time doesn't mean anything to an Evenk," Galich said.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • "You could find new evidence, evidence that the murderer is the Evenk, the one Mirasnikov saw, the one you talked to," she said eagerly.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • Galich walked to the Evenk still kneeling on the floor.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • Someone, Dimitri Galich, could tell the Evenk, tell him to go away.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

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