Finno-Ugrian


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Related to Finno-Ugrian: Finno-Ugric, Finno-ugric language group
  • noun

Synonyms for Finno-Ugrian

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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Frog, for instance, has presented a novel view of earlier Finno-Ugrian mythology, interpreting it as very male-dominated.
The area seems to have been settled between the sixth and thirteenth centuries AD by Finno-Ugrian tribes who then formed the modern Udmurts, Besermians, Mari and Komi.
The Great Bear: A Thematic Anthology of Oral Poetry in Finno-Ugrian Languages.
Moreover, neither of these states has the cultural proximity to any EU member state that Estonians have as part of the Finno-Ugrian language group.
The two leading literary societies, Finnish and Swedish, each publish important scholarly series on the country's dual Finno-Ugrian and Nordic heritages respectively.
The lady-bird is associated with the Finno-Ugrian god Ukko 'the Old Man', in Frisian with the elf Puken 'puck', in Southern Italy with the elf Monachello, in Rumanian with Paparuga and 'witch' and in Greek with the Moira.
Revisiting Indreko's Culture Historical Model: "Origin and Area of Settlement of the Finno-Ugrian Peoples" Trames.
Finno-Ugrian people living in the Kama River basin brought wilderness goods from north-eastern Europe to the south, forming a distinctive Permic culture area in the course of their economic activity.
Julius Magiste's monumental "Estnisches etymologisches Worterbuch" remained unfinished because of the death of the author, but Finno-Ugrian Society in Helsinki published the manuscript of it in 1983 in twelve volumes (EEW).
The poet maintains that "Memorial Poem" is "simply a monologue, akin to the `personal song' found in Finno-Ugrian folk-poetry," which "recounts her life story from birth to the very moment of the narration, including the small trivia of everyday life and momentous events alike.
37) But then, the appearance of the words in contact with Slavic and Finno-Ugrian remains unexplained.
2002 [unpublished], Sdpmelas ja muita omaperaisia sanaselityksia [Presentation handout delivered at meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society, Helsinki, 15.
The Great Bear: A Thematic Anthology of Oral Poetry in the Finno-Ugrian Languages.
The Quasquicentennial of the Finno-Ugrian Society, Helsinki (MSFOu 258), 95-107.