Definition of Ugrian in US English:



  • another term for Ugric
    • ‘One group of speakers of the Ugrian language group emigrated into central Europe in the ninth century.’
    • ‘The Ugrian word must be considered an Aryan loan-word from such a form.’
    • ‘The name the Hungarians apply to themselves, ` Magyar ’, derives from the Ugrian ‘Mansi - or ‘Magy -’ with the addition of the Turkic " eri.’’
    • ‘The vowels of the Fin, Mongol and Manchu are probably more modern and are consistent with an extension of the Ugrian dialect in which they originated.’