Finnic

Definitions of Finnic
  1. noun
    one of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages; a family of languages including Finnish and Estonian (but not Hungarian)
    synonyms: Fennic, Non-Ugric
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    Permic
    a group of Finnic languages spoken in the northwest Urals
    Volgaic
    a group of Finnic languages spoken around the Volga river
    Baltic-Finnic
    a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian
    Udmurt, Votyak
    the Finnic language spoken by the Votyak
    Komi, Zyrian
    the Finnic language spoken by the Komi
    Cheremis, Cheremiss, Mari
    the Finnic language spoken by the Cheremis
    Mordva, Mordvin, Mordvinian
    the Finnic language spoken by the Mordvinians
    Livonian
    the Finnic language spoken by the people of Livonia in Estonia and Latvia
    Esthonian, Estonian
    the official language of Estonia; belongs to the Baltic-Finnic family of languages
    Carelian, Karelian
    a Finnic language spoken by the people of Karelia
    Ludian
    a Baltic-Finnic language
    Finnish, Suomi
    the official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages
    Veps, Vepse, Vepsian
    a Finnic language spoken by the Veps
    Ingrian
    a Finnic language spoken by the Ingrian
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    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)
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