Meaning of MANCHU in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈman-(ˌ)chü, man-ˈ ]


( plural Manchu or Manchus )

Etymology: ultimately from Manchu manju, a self-designation

Date: 1697

1. : a member of an indigenous people of Manchuria who conquered China and established a dynasty there in 1644

2. : the Tungusic language of the Manchu people

• Manchu adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.