Definition of Olonetsian in English:

Olonetsian

(also Olonecian, Olonetzian)

Pronunciation /ɒləˈnɛtsɪən/

noun

  • A Finno-Ugric language, one of the main varieties of Karelian; = Olonets .

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Willem Laurens Graff (b. 1890). From the name of Olonets (Russian Olonec) + -ian, after Russian oloneckij.