Definitions for frisianˈfrɪʒ ən, ˈfri ʒən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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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  1. Frisians

    The Frisians are a Germanic ethnic group native to the coastal parts of the Netherlands and Germany. They are concentrated in the Dutch provinces of Friesland and Groningen and, in Germany, East Frisia and North Frisia, that was a part of Denmark until 1864. They inhabit an area known as Frisia. The Frisian languages are still used by 500,000 speakers; dialects of Frisian are recognized as official languages in both the Netherlands and Germany.

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