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Uralic Language Family

The Uralic language family stretches from Northern to Central Europe to Siberia. It consists of 39 languages spoken by some 25 million people. It is believed that they originated from a common ancestor, *Proto-Uralic, spoken by early-Uralic people who lived some 7,000 years ago in the area of the Ural Mountains, the Russian range that separates Europe from Asia. The predecessors ...Full Article

Hungarian

 Hungarian (Magyar) is a member of the Uralic language family. It is the largest of the Uralic languages in terms of the number of speakers and the only one spoken in Central ...Full Article

Finnish

 Finnish (Suomi) is a member of the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family. It is not an Indo-European language. Among its closest living relatives are Karelian, Veps, Ingrian and Estonian, and the almost extinct Votic and Livonian. Finnish is spoken by 4.7 million ...Full Article

Estonian

Estonian (Eesti keel) is a member of the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family. It is related to Võro, Vod and Finnish, the latter spoken on the other side of the Gulf of Finland. It ...Full Article