Definition of Olonetsian in US English:

Olonetsian

(also Olonecian, Olonetzian)

noun

  • A Finno-Ugric language, one of the main varieties of Karelian; = Olonets.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Willem Laurens Graff (b. 1890). From the name of Olonets + -ian, after Russian oloneckij.

Pronunciation

Olonetsian

/ɒləˈnɛtsɪən/