Definitions for frisianˈfrɪʒ ən, ˈfri ʒən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Fri•sianˈfrɪʒ ən, ˈfri ʒən(n.)

also Friesian

  1. a member of a people of the North Sea coast.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the West Germanic language of the Frisians.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to Friesland, the Frisians, or the language Frisian.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Frisian:

1590–1600; < L Frisi(ī) the people of a Germanic tribe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Frisian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Friesland or Frisia

  2. Frisian(adj)

    a West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English

  3. Frisian(adj)

    of or relating to the people or culture or language of Friesland or Frisia

Wiktionary

  1. Frisian(Noun)

    A member of the Germanic ethnic group which is native to the region of Frisia (which is in the Netherlands, northern Germany and southern Denmark).

  2. Frisian(Noun)

    A person who is from or who has long resided in the Dutch province of Friesland.

  3. Frisian(Adjective)

    Of, in or relating to the Frisian language or a Frisian language.

    Because the instruction manual was Frisian, Yves couldn't read it.

  4. Frisian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the natives or inhabitants of Frisia; to people of Frisian descent.

  5. Frisian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the region of Frisia.

  6. Frisian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the natives or inhabitants of the Dutch province of Friesland.

  7. Frisian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Dutch province of Friesland.

  8. Frisian(ProperNoun)

    A Germanic language group or language (see Usage notes), or a lect thereof, which descended from Old Frisian, with speakers in the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frisian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Friesland, a province of the Netherlands; Friesic

  2. Frisian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Friesland; also, the language spoken in Friesland. See Friesic, n

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