(also Ob-Ugrian /ˈ(y)o͞oɡrēən/)
Definition of Ob-Ugric in English:
Of or denoting a branch of the Finno-Ugric language family containing two languages of western Siberia related to Hungarian.
- Mir-Susne-Hum (‘Man, who gaze at the world’) is a seventh son of a supreme Ob-Ugrian god, Num-Torum.
- Cushings article on the bear in Ob-Ugrian folklore cites a poem in which squirrel furs represent kopecks.
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1930s: from Ob, the name of a Siberian river, + Ugric.
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