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Finnic

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

First recorded in 1660–70; Finn + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for Finnic

Finnic
/ (ˈfɪnɪk) /

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