[fin-oh-oo-gree-uh n, -yoo-]
- pertaining to the Finns and the Ugrians.
Origin of Finno-Ugrian
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for finno-ugrian
In the east and north-east they were displaced by the Finno-Ugrian peoples who immigrated later.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2)
This conclusion has not, however, met with general acceptance and the affinities of Basque with Finno-Ugrian cannot be overlooked.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
In culture and habits they resemble the Finno-Ugrian tribes, and there seems to be no adequate reason for separating them.
The Finno-Ugrian tribes originally lived together east of the Urals and spoke a common language.
Syryenian has older literary remains than any Finno-Ugrian language except Hungarian.