Ugrian yo͞o´grēən, o͞o´– [key] or Ugric yo͞o´grĭk, o͞o´– [key], 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 languages ; Uralic and Altaic languages .

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