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Finno-Ugric

[fin-oh-oo-grik, -yoo-] /ˌfɪn oʊˈu grɪk, -ˈyu-/
noun
1.
the major branch of the Uralic family of languages, subdivided into Finnic, which includes Finnish and Estonian, and Ugric, which includes Hungarian.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to these languages.
Also, Finno-Ugrian.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Finno-Ugric

/ˈfɪnəʊˈuːɡrɪk; -ˈjuː-/
noun
1.
a family of languages spoken in Scandinavia, Hungary, and NE Europe, including Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Ostyak, and Vogul: generally regarded as a subfamily of Uralic See also Ural-Altaic
adjective
2.
of, relating to, speaking, or belonging to this family of languages
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