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The Xibe (Sibe; Chinese, 錫伯 Xibo) are a Chinese ethnic group living mostly in northeast China and Xinjiang.

The Xibe in northeast China speak Chinese as mother tongue[?].

In Xinjiang, descendants of a Qing dynasty military garrison preserve their language, which is very close to Manchu. They use the Xibe script, a slightly revised Manchu script.

The Xibe believe that they are descendants of the Xianbei.

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