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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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8 stems with cognates in Permic languages may be loans, of these moni 'some', soovi-(ma) 'to wish', utt 'ewe' may be loas from PIE, ori 'slave; serf from PIE or Proto-Indo-Iranian, reba-(ne) 'fox', suga 'weavers read; rough brush' from ProtoIndo-Iranian, soe 'warm', sundi-(ma) 'to be born' from Proto-Iranian, some of these have dubious Finno-Ugrian cognates, see 3.2.
The Hungarians, a Finno-Ugrian people arrived here from the east, were evangelized in the Western rite around the year 1000, when their Duke Vajk (997-1000) was baptized and became King Stephen (1000-1038).
We have sometimes been compared with our closest Finno-Ugrian kin-nation, the Finns, with whom we certainly share quite a few psychological features.
Among the dwindling number of the Finno-Ugrian Setos of southeastern Estonia it is group singing that holds the past and present together (Jeffers Engelhardt, "The Acoustics and Geopolitics of Orthodox Practices in the Estonian Russian Border Region").
Oleg also collected tribute from a Finno-Ugrian tribe that is consistently mentioned on a par with the others (regardless of the fact that they obviously spoke a non-Slav language) in our main written source (Povest' vremennykh let, The Tale of Years gone by), the Meria.
Its language belongs to the Finno-Ugrian language family and is related to Hungarian, Estonian and some Siberian languages.
von, 1970, "Portuguese Loan-words in Aboriginal Languages of North-western Australia (a problem of Indo-European and Finno-Ugrian comparative linguistics)", pp.617-650 in S.A.
Among the Mansi, a Finno-Ugrian people of Central Asia, the bear originated in heaven.
249-50, for the Finno-Ugrian peoples living on the Volga or in the Urals.
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.
Besides, he told himself, his true homeland was not Hungary but Hungarian, an agglutinative Finno-Ugrian language unrelated to the Indo-European family.
The Estonian president also visited the Department of Finno-Ugrian Studies at the University of Helsinki, reports the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat.
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.