Uralic languages

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The Uralic languages are a contrasted family of languages. The best known subfamily is the Finno-ugric languages, which are in turn separated into the Finnish-Permian languages and Ugric languages. The other members comprise the Samoyedic languages. There is some debate about a possible relationship between the family as a whole and the Altaic languages.

Current members include:

Some particular features of these languages are:

  • Extensive use of independent suffixes
  • Large set of /Cases
  • Vocalic harmony