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Mordvin

Line breaks: Mord¦vin
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːdvɪn/

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(also Mordva /ˈmɔːdva/)

Definition of Mordvin in English:

noun (plural same, Mordvins, or Mordva)

1A member of a non-Russian people inhabiting Mordvinia.
2 [mass noun] The Finno-Ugric language of the Mordvin, which has two distinct dialects and over 1 million speakers altogether.

adjective

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Relating to the Mordvin or their language.

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