What does Flemish mean?

Definitions for Flemish
ˈflɛm ɪʃFlem·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Flemish(noun)

    an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium

  2. Flemish, Flemish dialect(adj)

    one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch

  3. Flemish(adj)

    of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture

    "the Flemish population of Belgium"; "Flemish painters"

Wiktionary

  1. Flemish(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Flanders, either as the historical county of Flanders (the current provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders in Belgium, Zeelandic Flanders in the Netherlands and French Flanders); or as the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.

    Etymology: flemmysshe, from flemsche, from vlāmisch, vlemesch (modern Vlaams), from flamsk ‘Fleming’ (cf. West Frisian Flaamsk), from flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and *-iskaz. More at Flanders.

  2. Flemish(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language.

    Etymology: flemmysshe, from flemsche, from vlāmisch, vlemesch (modern Vlaams), from flamsk ‘Fleming’ (cf. West Frisian Flaamsk), from flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and *-iskaz. More at Flanders.

  3. Flemish(ProperNoun)

    The Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders.

    Etymology: flemmysshe, from flemsche, from vlāmisch, vlemesch (modern Vlaams), from flamsk ‘Fleming’ (cf. West Frisian Flaamsk), from flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and *-iskaz. More at Flanders.

  4. flemish(Verb)

    To coil a rope into a neat pattern on the deck of a ship

    Etymology: flemmysshe, from flemsche, from vlāmisch, vlemesch (modern Vlaams), from flamsk ‘Fleming’ (cf. West Frisian Flaamsk), from flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and *-iskaz. More at Flanders.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flemish(adj)

    pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings

  2. Flemish(noun)

    the language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flemish

    flem′ish, adj. of or belonging to the Flemings or people of Flanders, or their language.—n. Flem′ing, a native of Flanders.—Flemish school, a school of painting formed by the brothers Van Eyck, reaching its height in Rubens, Vandyck, and Teniers; Flemish stitch, a stitch used in making certain kinds of point-lace. [Dut. Vlaamsch.]

Anagrams for Flemish »

  1. himself, Himself

How to pronounce Flemish?

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How to say Flemish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Flemish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Flemish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Flemish in a Sentence

  1. Roberto Martinez:

    I'm a neutral figure, it's very easy for me to judge the person as a footballer. For me it doesn't make a difference if he's from the Flemish part or Wallonia part or where they are from.

Images & Illustrations of Flemish

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