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Of or relating to Finland or the Finns.
A branch of Finno-Ugric that includes Finnish and Estonian.
(Languages) one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages, including Finnish and several languages of NE Europe. Compare Ugric
1. (Languages) of or relating to this group of languages or to the Finns
2. (Peoples) of or relating to this group of languages or to the Finns
1. a branch of the Uralic language family that includes Finnish, Estonian, and a number of other languages of N and central European Russia.adj.
2. of or pertaining to Finnic or its speakers.
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|Noun||1.||Finnic - one of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages; a family of languages including Finnish and Estonian (but not Hungarian)|
Finno-Ugrian, Finno-Ugric - a family of Uralic languages indigenous to Scandinavia and Hungary and Russia and western Siberia (prior to the Slavic expansion into those regions)
Permic - a group of Finnic languages spoken in the northwest Urals
Volgaic - a group of Finnic languages spoken around the Volga river
Baltic-Finnic - a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian