Karelian

Karelian

[kuh-ree-lee-uhn, -reel-yuhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Karelia, its people, or their language.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Karelia.
3.
the Uralic language of the Karelians, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Finnish.

Origin:
1850–55; Kareli(a) + -an

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Karelian (kəˈriːlɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Karelia, its people, or their language
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Karelia
3.  the dialect of Finnish spoken in Karelia

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