Uralic language


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Noun1.Uralic language - a family of Ural-Altaic languagesUralic language - a family of Ural-Altaic languages  
Ural-Altaic - a (postulated) group of languages including many of the indigenous languages of Russia (but not Russian)
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)
Lappic, Lappish - any of the languages spoken by the Lapps and generally assumed to be Uralic languages
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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The Hungarian language belongs to the Uralic language family and is related to Finnish.
More precisely, we were interested in which voices were perceived as likable by Finns and Estonians, who are geographically close and whose languages belong to the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family.
Drawing from the Nganasan Spoken Language Corpus, Wagner-Nagy presents a grammar of Nganasan, an endangered Samoyedic language that belongs to the Uralic language family.
The European language such as English, German and Dutch comes under Germanic language family, Hungarian constitutes a Uralic language family and Spanish belongs to Romance language family.
Consider Livonian, a Uralic language, whose last surviving native speaker, Grizelda KristiAa, died in June 2013.
The Samoyedic languages form a branch of the Uralic language family, the other branch being the Finno-Ugric languages.
While the former three have populations of Teutonic descent and speak Germanic languages that are quite similar, Finland is unique in that its people speak a Uralic language distantly related to Turkish and other Central Asian tongues.
During the Soviet era, she explains, Russian migrants remained almost completely monolingual, but since 1991 they have become more aware of and knowledgeable about the native Estonian, which not only is not Slavic, as is Russian, but in not even Indo-European, belonging instead to the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family.
Finnish is a Uralic language, closely related to Estonian and distantly related to Hungarian, but the Finns are also predominantly Lutheran.
The Uralic Language Family: Facts, Myths and Statistics.
This separation coincides with these people 's membership of a linguistic group belonging to a different branch of the Uralic language, Samoyedic (see also figure 45).
The chapter is followed by an appendix, which contains a typological essive questionnaire for future research, targeting at languages outside the Uralic language family.