Ugrian U"gri*an, n. pl. (Ethnol.) A Mongolian race, ancestors of the Finns. [Written also {Uigrian}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Ugrian — [o͞o′grē ən, yo͞o′grē ən] n., adj. var. of UGRIC …   English World dictionary

  • Ugrian — noun Etymology: Old Russian Ugre Hungarians Date: 1841 a member of a division of the Finno Ugric peoples that includes the Hungarians and two peoples of western Siberia • Ugrian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ugrian — /ooh gree euhn, yooh /, adj. 1. denoting or pertaining to an ethnological group including the Magyars and related peoples of western Siberia. n. 2. a member of any of the Ugrian peoples. 3. Ugric. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ugrian — /ˈugriən/ (say oohgreeuhn), /ˈju / (say yooh ) adjective Also, Ugric. 1. denoting or relating to an ethnological group including the Magyars and related peoples of western Siberia and north eastern Russia in Europe. –noun 2. a member of any of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ugrian — [ u:grɪən, ju: ] adjective another term for Ugric …   English new terms dictionary

  • ugrian — ugri·an …   English syllables

  • Ugrian — adj. & n. (also Ugric) adj. of or relating to the eastern branch of Finnic peoples, esp. the Finns and Magyars. n. 1 a member of this people. 2 the language of this people. Etymology: Russ. Ugry name of a race dwelling E. of the Urals …   Useful english dictionary

  • Finno-Ugrian suicide hypothesis — The Finno Ugrian suicide hypothesis is a theory that links genetic ties originating among Finno Ugric cultures ethnicities to high rate of suicide, claiming a gene common among them is responsible.Mari and Udmurts have been found to have a three… …   Wikipedia

  • Finno-Ugrian — noun a family of Uralic languages indigenous to Scandinavia and Hungary and Russia and western Siberia (prior to the Slavic expansion into those regions) • Syn: ↑Finno Ugric • Hypernyms: ↑Uralic, ↑Uralic language • Hyponyms: ↑Fennic, ↑Finnic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ob-Ugrian — [ɒb u:grɪən, ju: ] (also Ob Ugric) adjective of or denoting a branch of the Finno Ugric language family containing two languages of western Siberia, related to Hungarian. noun the Ob Ugrian group of languages. Origin 1930s: from Ob, a Siberian… …   English new terms dictionary

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