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the most important of the Manchu-Tungus language group (a subfamily of the
Altaic languages), formerly spoken by the Manchu people in Manchuria. Fewer
than 100 Manchu are believed to still speak the Manchu language. However,
there are several thousand speakers of Sibo (Pinyin: Xibe), a closely related
language found in the I-li region of Sinkiang. (Encyclopædia
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