Uralic languages

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The Uralic languages (pronounced: [jʊˈɹælɪk]) are a family of languages spoken mostly in northern Eurasia, and are comprised of the Finno-Ugric and Samoyedic languages. Larger populations of speakers of Uralic languages inhabit countries such as Russia, Finland, Hungary, Estonia, Sweden, and Norway. The most-spoken Uralic language is Hungarian, with roughly 14 million speakers, followed by Finnish, with roughly 5 million native speakers, and Estonian, with roughly 1 million native speakers. The remaining Uralic languages have much smaller numbers of native speakers, many of them being endangered. [1]


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