Finnic

[fin-ik]
noun
  1. a subdivision of the Finno-Ugric branch of the Uralic language family that includes Finnish, Estonian, Lapp, Mordvin, Udmurt, Mari, and Komi.
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Finnic.
Also Finnish.

Origin of Finnic

First recorded in 1660–70; Finn + -ic
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Finnic

noun
  1. one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages, including Finnish and several languages of NE EuropeCompare Ugric
adjective
  1. of or relating to this group of languages or to the Finns
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