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Finno-Ugric

[ fin-oh-oo-grik, -yoo- ]
/ ˌfɪn oʊˈu grɪk, -ˈyu- /
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noun

the major branch of the Uralic family of languages, subdivided into Finnic, which includes Finnish and Estonian, and Ugric, which includes Hungarian.

adjective

of or relating to these languages.

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Origin of Finno-Ugric

First recorded in 1875–80

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Finno-Ugric

Finno-Ugrian

/ (ˈfɪnəʊˈuːɡrɪk, -ˈjuː-) /

noun

a family of languages spoken in Scandinavia, Hungary, and NE Europe, including Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Ostyak, and Vogul: generally regarded as a subfamily of UralicSee also Ural-Altaic

adjective

of, relating to, speaking, or belonging to this family of languages
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