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Synonyms for 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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The museum tracks the history, life and traditions of the Estonian people, presents the culture and history of other Finno-Ugric peoples, and the minorities in Estonia.
Valodniecibas raksti, Riga 2006; Ostseefinnisches in der Toponymie Lettlands); "The Finno-Ugric Influence on the Latvian Place Names.
first-syllable stress (of Uralic/ Finno-Ugric origin) leaps rightward to the ultimate or penultimate syllable, and 2.
Antonova's dictionary (AHTOHOBa 2014) contains about 7,500 entries and is intended for schoolteachers and specialists in Saami and other Finno-Ugric languages.
Since Latvian, in contrast to Finno-Ugric languages, features an elaborate system of verb tenses, moods, voices and their functions, it could not avoid affecting the Livonian speakers, creating various morphosyntactic interferences in the development as well as use of its forms and constructions.
Actually, the terminology of school subjects was first developed in the Finno-Ugric languages of Russia as early as in the 1920s and 1930s, which our contemporary authors have probably relied on.
This is especially important for the preservation and development of minority languages, including the Finno-Ugric languages.
The system of Mordvin derivational suffixes is similar to those of the other Finno-Ugric languages: deverbal and denominal verb and noun suffixes are the traditional categories within it.
In this article, I briefly describe the nature of evidentiality as a grammatical category in Finno-Ugric languages.
It is also specific to Hungarian and to some other Finno-Ugric languages that when denoting one of the double body parts we use the word fel 'half' instead of egy 'one', e.
The linguistic map of Europe is predominantly determined by Indo-European and to a smaller extent by Finno-Ugric languages (Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, Saami and the Finno-Ugric languages of Russia).
Probably the original form was *liwi, and the Finno-Ugric cognates pointing to *luwi have undergone a sporadic labialization of the vowel that was caused by the following *w.
E.g., in the establishment of the Finno-Ugric affinity, Finnish, Estonian, Lappish and Hungarian were directly compared (see Gyarmathi 1799), instead of comparing Proto-Finnic and Proto-Ugric.
The Battle of Poltava (1709) was a decisive battle of the Great Northern War (1700-1720), which caused the decline of Sweden as a leading nation, but enriched (the later) Finno-Ugric linguistic studies considerably.