Finno-Ugric

adjective

Fin·​no-Ugric ˌfi-nō-ˈ(y)ü-grik How to pronounce Finno-Ugric (audio)
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

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Finno-Ugric was in 1879

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Cite this Entry

“Finno-Ugric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Finno-Ugric. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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