Ugrian


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Ugrian

(yo͞o`grēən, o͞o`–) or

Ugric

(yo͞o`grĭk, o͞o`–), subgroup of the Finno-Ugric group of languages, which is, in turn, a subdivision of the Uralic subfamily of the Ural-Altaic family of languages. See Finno-Ugric languagesFinno-Ugric languages
, also called Finno-Ugrian languages, group of languages forming a subdivision of the Uralic subfamily of the Ural-Altaic family of languages (see Uralic and Altaic languages).
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; Uralic and Altaic languagesUralic and Altaic languages
, two groups of related languages thought by many scholars to form a single Ural-Altaic linguistic family. However, other authorities hold that the Uralic and Altaic groups constitute two unconnected and separate language families.
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It sounds as if Professor Steve Jones might unearth traces of a Viking settlement there, or an influx of Ugrians. That whole area is less deeply Welsh than I anticipated.
Sokolova, "Perezhitki religioznykh verovanii u Obskikh Ugrov" (Remnants of religion among the Ob' Ugrians), in Religioznye predstavleniia i obriadov narodov Sibiri v XIX-nachale XXvv.