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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