Finno-Ugric

Finno-Ugric
Fin•no-U•gric
[[t]ˌfɪn oʊˈu grɪk, -ˈyu-[/t]] also Fin•no-U•gri•an [[t]-ˈu gri ən[/t]] n.
1) peo the Finnic and Ugric languages collectively, as a branch of the Uralic family
2) peo of or pertaining to Finno-Ugric or its speakers
Etymology: 1875–80

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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