from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a group of Finno-Ugric peoples of western Siberia and Hungary, including the Magyars.
- n. Ugric.
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- n. A member of the race of ancestors of the present Hungarians.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A Mongolian race, ancestors of the Finns.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to that group of peoples which includes the Voguls, Ostiaks, and Magyars.
- Noting the Finno-Hungarian group of languages, comprising the tongues of the Lapps, Finns, and Magyars or Hungarians. It is a branch of the Ural-Altaic family.
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- n. one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages; spoken in Hungary and northwestern Siberia
The Magyar traditional five tone pentatonic scale echoes their Oriental and Finno-Ugrian nomadic beginnings, indeed the Magyar language is linguistically very close to Japanese.
Mongolian, the Turkish and the Finnish – Ugrian races, to belong to the so-called Altaic or Ural – Altaic stem.
The Hungarians were themselves nomads of the Finno-Ugrian family.
Ugrian or Finnish cast of features occasionally asserts itself in the central Balkans.
Both of these come from the Ugrian stock of _Agglutinative_ languages, and therefore they always stick to the roots of the word and make grammatical changes by suffixes.
Among the tribes of the Finnish-Ugrian stock in Europe the heathen worship was performed for the most part in sacred groves, which were always enclosed with a fence.
Turkish origin of the Magyars, while Pál Hunfalvy and his followers place them in the Finno-Ugrian division of languages of a Ural-Altaic stem and look for the original home of the race in the region of the
Slavs meanwhile absorbing the Finnic-Ugrian Bulgars.
This people was divided into two parts by the invasion of the Finnic-Ugrian Bulgars, and the expansion of the Slavs.
+ Hybrid races: (1) Finno-Ugrian hybrid race; (2) Berber hybrid race.