The Analysis of Etymology of Tungus's Ethnic Groups and the Endonym: Centering on the Evenki and Even
The purpose of this paper is the analysis of the origin meaning of Tungus, Evenki, Even. This is related with a close examination of origin of the Tungus, Evenki, Even. Etymology of Tungus is realited with the ancient peoples Dongho of China, a etymology of Evenki is realited with the ancient peoples Ohwan of China. Even is made by omitting the suffix -ki in Evenki. In addition, in Evenki and Even have variety names for themselves. There are reflect the difference in a residential area and lifestyle. The Evenki's endonyms are birary, manegry, kilen, hamnigan, solon, ongkory, dunkan, ljamter, donki, ojvenki, orochon, ile, mata, hundysal. The Even's endonyms are yvyn, even, evun, lamut, oroch, mene, dondydkil, dudke.