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 (fĭn′ō-o͞o′grĭk, -yo͞o′-) also Fin·no-U·gri·an (-grē-ən)
A subfamily of the Uralic language family that includes Finnish, Hungarian, and other languages of eastern Europe and northwest Russia.
1. Of or relating to the Finns and the Ugrians.
2. Of or relating to Finno-Ugric.
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(ˈfɪnəʊˈuːɡrɪk; -ˈjuː-) or


(Languages) a family of languages spoken in Scandinavia, Hungary, and NE Europe, including Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Ostyak, and Vogul: generally regarded as a subfamily of Uralic. See also Ural-Altaic
(Languages) of, relating to, speaking, or belonging to this family of languages
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(ˌfɪn oʊˈu grɪk, -ˈyu-)

also Fin•no-U•gri•an

(-ˈu gri ən)
1. the Finnic and Ugric languages collectively, as a branch of the Uralic family.
2. of or pertaining to Finno-Ugric or its speakers.
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Noun1.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)
Uralic, Uralic language - a family of Ural-Altaic languages
Fennic, Finnic, Non-Ugric - one of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages; a family of languages including Finnish and Estonian (but not Hungarian)
Ugrian, Ugric - one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages; spoken in Hungary and northwestern Siberia
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, Finno-Ugrian
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The collections contain items on the Estonian and Finno-Ugric cultures.
A dala, 2010, 64; Gedanken an lexikalische ostseefinnische Eigenheiten des Lettischen); "Finno-Ugric Borrowings in Latvian (Problems of Research)" (--The Baltic Languages and the Nordic Countries (Papers presented at the conference held at the University of Oslo Faculty of Humanities Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian studies June 19-20, 2009)).
Built just prior to World War II with the assistance of other Finno-Ugric nations, it houses a moving exhibition of photographs from the turn of the century.
In the following paper the morphology of negation is studied as it appears in the central subdialect of Mari (Cheremis), a member of the Volgaic branch of Finno-Ugric (Uralic) family.
The dictionary CPC, which reflects the state of the Kildin Saami language in the mid-1980s, contains 8,000 entries and is intended for specialists in Finno-Ugric languages and ethnography as well as for others interested in Saami languages.
As is stated very clearly, her reason for choosing experimental acoustic phonetic analysis was that the PhD thesis "was started as part of the Finno-Ugric Prosody Project, initiated by the late Ilse Lehiste and unsolved questions that arose from Lehiste's study constitute the research basis for the thesis".
In addition, the description of the Livonian grammatical system in general and the system of the forms and functions of the verb in particular are vitally important not only in the context of Finnic languages, which belong to the Finno-Ugric language family, but also for the histories of Baltic, and thus also Indo-European languages.