Definition of Evenk in English:

Evenk

noun

  • 1A member of an indigenous people inhabiting Northern Asia.

  • 2The Tungusic language of the Evenk.

adjective

  • Relating to the Evenk or their language.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Russian Èvenk, a back-formation from the plural form Èvenki from Evenk Èvènki (singular), self-designation.

Pronunciation

Evenk

/eɪˈvɛŋk/