Finno-Ugric

[fin-oh-oo-grik, -yoo-]
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.


Origin:
1875–80

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Finno-Ugric or Finno-Ugrian (ˈfɪnəʊˈuːɡrɪk, -ˈjuː-)
 
n
1.  See also Ural-Altaic 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
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, speaking, or belonging to this family of languages
 
Finno-Ugrian or Finno-Ugrian
 
n
 
adj

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It is a finnougric language and is closely related to finnish.
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