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U·gric

 (o͞o′grĭk, yo͞o′-)
n.
The branch of the Finno-Ugric subfamily of languages that includes Hungarian.

U′gric adj.
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Ugric

(ˈuːɡrɪk; ˈjuː-)
n
(Languages) one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages, including Hungarian and some languages of NW Siberia. Compare Finnic
adj
1. (Languages) of or relating to this group of languages or their speakers
2. (Peoples) of or relating to this group of languages or their speakers
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U•gric

(ˈu grɪk, ˈyu-)

n.
a branch of the Uralic language family, comprising Hungarian and two languages spoken in W Siberia.
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Noun1.Ugric - 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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Here, in the whirlpool of European races, the Ugric tribe bore down from Iceland the fighting spirit which Thor and Wodin game them, which their Berserkers displayed to such fell intent on the seaboards of Europe, aye, and of Asia and Africa too, till the peoples thought that the werewolves themselves had come.
Among many other tribes and ethnic groups, Siberian Turkic and Ugric tribes settled in the region.
8.7 is an annotated list of Hungarian words with problematic Finno-Ugric and Ugric etymologies.
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While, for example, the sample includes 13 Slavic, 9 Germanic, 8 Romance, 8 Turkic languages, 6 Lezgic languages, 5 Avar-Andic-Tsezic languges, the Baltic, Lak-Dargwa, Finnic, Permic and Iranian genera are represented by two languages each, and Basque, Albanian, Greek, Ugric, Mordvin, Mari and Semitic are represented by only one language each.
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In Mordvin and some of the distantly related, prevalently Samoyedic and Ugric, languages, verbal agreement markers adjoining an adnominal phrase encode nonverbal, or stative, predication (Honti 1992 : 266-270; [phrase omitted] 1967 : 163; Wiedemann 1865 : 57).
Chronologically next are stems belonging to the Finno-Ugric layer, and have a cognate at least in one Ugric language: Khanty, Mansi or Hungarian and which are not loans from Proto-Indo-European, Proto-Indo-Iranian or Proto-Iranian.
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