Uralic language

Definitions of Uralic language
  1. noun
    a family of Ural-Altaic languages
    synonyms: Uralic
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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)
    Lappic, Lappish
    any of the languages spoken by the Lapps and generally assumed to be Uralic languages
    Samoyed, Samoyedic
    the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
    Fennic, Finnic, Non-Ugric
    one of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages; a family of languages including Finnish and Estonian (but not Hungarian)
    Ugrian, Ugric
    one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages; spoken in Hungary and northwestern Siberia
    Lapp, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami
    the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Nenets, Nentsi, Nentsy, Yurak-Samoyed
    a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia
    Enets, Entsi, Entsy, Yenisei, Yenisei-Samoyed, Yeniseian
    the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian
    Nganasan
    the Uralic language spoken by the Nganasan
    Ostyak-Samoyed, Selkup
    the Uralic language spoken by the Ostyak-Samoyed
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    Ural-Altaic
    a (postulated) group of languages including many of the indigenous languages of Russia (but not Russian)
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