Uralic

[ yoo-ral-ik ]
/ yʊˈræl ɪk /

noun

a family of languages that comprises Finno-Ugric and Samoyed as subfamilies. Hungarian, Finnish, and Estonian belong to Uralic.

adjective

Also Uralian. of or relating to Uralic.

Origin of Uralic

First recorded in 1860–65; Ural + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for uralic

Uralic

Uralian (jʊˈreɪlɪən)

/ (jʊˈrælɪk) /

noun

a superfamily of languages consisting of the Finno-Ugric family together with SamoyedSee also Ural-Altaic

adjective

of or relating to these languages
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