Société Finno-Ougrienne – Finno-Ugrian Society


Seura = Society, Henkilöt = Persons, Jäsenille = For members, Julkaisut = Publications, Kokoukset = Meetings, Arkistot = Archives


The Finno-Ugrian Society is one of the oldest and largest learned societies in Finland. Ever since its founding, the society has striven to promote the research of Uralic and Altaic languages, the ethnography of their speakers as well as the latter's historical and prehistorical past.

‘(The) Finno-Ugrian Society’ in other languages: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura (in Finnish), Suoma-Ugralaš Searvi (in North Saami), Soome-Ugri Selts (in Estonian), Finn-Ugor Társaság (in Hungarian), Finsk-Ugriska Sällskapet (in Swedish), Société Finno-Ougrienne (in French), Finnisch-Ugrische Gesellschaft (in German), Финно-Угорское Обшество (in Russian), Societas Fenno-Ugrica (in Latin).


Meeting and presentation in September

The September meeting and presentation of the Finno-Ugrian Society will be held in the House of Science and Letters (Tieteiden talo) 15th September at 18:15 in the room 104. More information on Meetings.


New book: Verba vagantur

Verba vagantur. Jorma Koivulehto in memoriam (redigunt Sampsa Holopainen, Petri Kallio et Janne Saarikivi). XXIV +712 p. 60 €. More information (in Finnish).

20 April, 2017

Meeting and presentation in April

The April meeting and presentation of the Finno-Ugrian Society will be held in the House of Science and Letters (Tieteiden talo) 21st April at 18:15. More information on Meetings.

18 April, 2017

New Tatar-Finnish Dictionary

Tataarilais-suomalainen sanakirja (Татарча-финча сүзлек; Tatarça-finçä süzlek) (Arto Moisio & Okan Daher) covers c. 11 000 words. More information (in Finnish; later also in Tatar).

3 April, 2017

Scholarships now open for application

More information.

3 April, 2017

Vepsän kielioppi by Riho Grünthal has now been published online.

3 March, 2017

Suomen kielen etymologinen sanakirja VII has been published online.

16 February, 2017

Electronic word lists now available online

The second collection of electronic word lists published by the Finno-Ugrian Society includes materials of the Komi, Chuvash and Tatar languages. The total number of different words is ca. 150,000. Each entry is provided with labels that indicate language, word class and dictionary sources.
The main purpose of these word lists is to serve as a source for the study of derivation and word structure. Electronic word lists are also an indispensable component of many applications in the field of language technology.
The package includes a new version of the SFOu WordListTool program that has been specially developed for handling word lists. The alternative user interface languages of the program are English, Russian and Finnish. Read more...

2 February, 2017

Kuávsui já peeivicuovâ. 'Sarastus ja päivänvalo'. Inarinsaamen revitalisaatio. by Annika Pasanen has now been published online.

26 January, 2017

A Grammar of Skolt Saami by Timothy Feist has been published online.

18 January, 2017

Finnisch-Ugrische Forschungen 63: 1–3. 2016. 388 s. 36 €.

12 January, 2017

Suomen datiivigenetiivin juuret vertailevan menetelmän valossa by Nobufumi Inaba has been published online.

12 January, 2017

Mielen laaksot. Mïelen vuemieh. Miela vuomit. Mielâ vyemeh. Miõl vue'm. Neljän saamen kielen paikannimien rakenne, sanasto ja rinnakkaisnimet vähemmistö–enemmistö-suhteiden kuvastajina by Taarna Valtonen has been published online.

11 January, 2017

Juuret marin murteissa, latvus yltää Uraliin (ed. by Nobufumi Inaba et al.) has been published online.

10 January, 2017

New book on Mordvin languages

Mordvin languages in the field. Ed. by Ksenia Shagal with Heini Arjava. (Uralica Helsingiensia 10.) 2016. 378 p. 25 €.

9 January, 2017

The earliest publications by the Finno-Ugrian Society are available online

The National Library of Finland has made the earliest publications by the Finno-Ugrian Society freely available in their Fenno-Ugrica collection. The Fenno-Ugrica collection includes materials published by the Finno-Ugrian Society before 1945. See the National Library's press release (in Finnish). The Finno-Ugrian Society is grateful for the grant given by the Finnish Association for Scholarly Funding, and for successful cooperation with the National Library of Finland.

10 November, 2016


9 August, 2017