Finno-Ugric
adjective Date: 1879 1. of, relating to, or constituting a subfamily of the Uralic family of languages comprising various languages spoken in Hungary, Lapland, Finland, Estonia, and parts of western Russia 2. of or relating to any of the peoples speaking Finno-Ugric languages • Finno-Ugric noun

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  • Finno-Ugric — /ˌfɪnoʊ ˈjugrɪk/ (say .finoh yoohgrik) noun a linguistic family of eastern Europe and western Siberia, including Finnish, Estonian, and Sami, and also the Ugric languages, such as Hungarian. It is related to Samoyed …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Finno-Ugric music — is a classification denoting the music of the various peoples who speak languages belonging to the Finno Ugric group, e.g., Estonians, Finns, Sami (in northern Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden), and Hungarians (in Hungary as well as Romania and …   Wikipedia

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