Pronunciation: (yoor'ul-al-tā'ik),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Ural Mountains, on the border between the Russian Federation in Europe and Siberia, and the Altai Mountains, in S Siberia and NW Mongolia, or the country or peoples around them.
2. of or pertaining to Ural-Altaic.
3. speaking a Ural-Altaic language.
—n. a postulated family of languages comprising Uralic and Altaic.