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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A subfamily of the Uralic language family that includes Finnish, Hungarian, and other languages of eastern Europe and northwest Russia.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Finns and the Ugrians.
  • adjective Of or relating to Finno-Ugric.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Finno-Ugrian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A group of languages that, together with Samoyedic, make up the Uralic family; they are spoken in a broad swathe from Siberia to Norway.
  • adjective Of or relating to Finno-Ugric languages.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a family of Uralic languages indigenous to Scandinavia and Hungary and Russia and western Siberia (prior to the Slavic expansion into those regions)

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