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Scholars have therefore seen gradation in Balto-Finnic and Lapp as the result of parallel, but separate development to the gradation in Samoyed. see link.
I would also like to thank Tropylium for sharing a comparison between the apparent word-final voicing in Pre-PIE that I mentioned in a recent post and Balto-Finnic gradation which also involves voicing based on syllable structure.
Matti and Andrus, two sides of the same Balto-Finnic coin (which hopefully will be a euro on both sides of the gulf by this time next year).
Estonians belong to the Balto-Finnic group of the Finno-Ugric peoples, as do the Finns and the Hungarians.
The regi-verse song-form (verse in the Kalevala-metre) is common to the majority of Balto-Finnic cultures.