Definition of Fennic
1. Noun. One of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages; a family of languages including Finnish and Estonian (but not Hungarian).
Generic synonyms: Finno-ugrian, Finno-ugric
Specialized synonyms: Permic, Volgaic, Baltic-finnic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fennic
Literary usage of Fennic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1914)
"... evidence,88 a similar name and language are detected in the southern parts of Siberia,84 and the remains of the fennic tribes are widely, though thinly, ..."
2. Code of Federal Regulations: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Total iron (as Fe connected for volatile matten), not less than 33 percent and not more than 39 percent. (c) Uses and restrictions. fennic ammonium ..."
3. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... by Tartar evidence;24 a similar name and language are detected in the southern parti of Siberia ;S5 and the remains of the fennic tribes are widely, ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1827)
"... insulated among the Sclavonian dialects : but it bears a close affinity to the idioms of the fennic race; of an obsolete and savage race, which formerly ..."