Finnic

Finnic

[fin-ik]
noun
1.
a subdivision of the Finno-Ugric branch of the Uralic language family that includes Finnish, Estonian, Lapp, Mordvin, Udmurt, Mari, and Komi.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Finnic.
Also, Finnish.


Origin:
1660–70; Finn + -ic

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Finnic (ˈfɪnɪk)
 
n
1.  Compare Ugric one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages, including Finnish and several languages of NE Europe
 
adj
2.  of or relating to this group of languages or to the Finns

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