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Of or relating to Estonia or its people, language, or culture.
a. A native or inhabitant of Estonia.
b. A person of Estonian ancestry.
2. The Finno-Ugric language of Estonia.


(ɛˈstəʊnɪən) or


1. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Estonia, its people, or their language
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Estonia, its people, or their language
3. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Estonia, its people, or their language
4. (Languages) the official language of Estonia: belongs to the Finno-Ugric family
5. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Estonia


(ɛˈstoʊ ni ən)

1. a member of the Finnic people of Estonia.
2. the Finnic language of the Estonians, closely related to Finnish.
3. of or pertaining to Estonia, the Estonians, or their language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Estonian - the official language of EstoniaEstonian - the official language of Estonia; belongs to the Baltic-Finnic family of languages
Baltic-Finnic - a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian
Adj.1.Estonian - of or pertaining to Estonia or the people or culture of Estonia
virovirolainenviron kielieestiläinen
에스토니아 사람에스토니아어에스토니아의
người Estoniathuộc nước/người/tiếng Estoniatiếng Estonia


A. ADJestonio
B. N
1. (= person) → estonio/a m/f
2. (Ling) → estonio m


(= person) → Estonien(ne) m/f
(= language) → estonien m


Este m, → Estin f
(Ling) → Estnisch nt


Esthonian [ɛˈstəʊnɪən]
1. adjestone
2. n (person) → estone m/f; (language) → estone m


إستوانيّ, إسْتوني, اللغة الإستوانية Estonec, estonský, estonština ester, estisk Este, Estnisch Eσθονός, Εσθονικά, εσθονικός estonio viro, virolainen estonien Estonac, estonski estone エストニアの, エストニア人, エストニア語 에스토니아 사람, 에스토니아어, 에스토니아의 Est, Estisch estisk, estlender Estończyk, estoński, język estoński estoniano, estónio эстонец, эстонский, эстонский язык est, estnisk, estniska เกี่ยวกับเอสโตเนีย, ชาวเอสโตเนียน, ภาษาเอสโตเนียน Estonya, Estonya dili, Estonyalı người Estonia, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Estonia, tiếng Estonia 爱沙尼亚人, 爱沙尼亚的, 爱沙尼亚语
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