Ugrian


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U·gri·an

 (o͞o′grē-ən, yo͞o′-)
n.
1. A member of a group of Finno-Ugric peoples of western Siberia and Hungary, including the Magyars.
2. Ugric.

[From Old Russian Ugre, Hungarians, of Turkic origin.]

U′gri·an adj.

Ugrian

(ˈuːɡrɪən; ˈjuː-)
adj
(Peoples) of or relating to a light-haired subdivision of the Turanian people, who include the Samoyeds, Voguls, Ostyaks, and Magyars
n
1. (Peoples) a member of this group of peoples
2. (Languages) another word for Ugric
[C19: from Old Russian Ugre Hungarians]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ugrian - one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages; spoken in Hungary and northwestern Siberia
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)
Hungarian, Magyar - the official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages
Khanty, Ostyak - a Ugric language (related to Hungarian) spoken by the Ostyak
Mansi, Vogul - the Ugric language (related to Hungarian) spoken by the Vogul
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The Ugrian languages belong to a division of what nowadays is being referred to as the Ural-Altaic peoples, the term is of Russian origin and refers to peoples east of the Ural mountains (see 'Ugrian' in the Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edn, vol.
That Ugrian tongue which bends and kneads the world, conforming to nature by means of endless adjectives and case forms.
Address : Dept Of Slavonic And Finno Ugrian Studies, Arts Faculty, University Of Delhi