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Meaning of "Frisian" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FRISIAN

From Latin Frīsiī people of northern Germany.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FRISIAN

Frisian  [ˈfrɪʒən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FRISIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Frisian can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FRISIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Frisian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Frisian in the dictionary is a language spoken in the NW Netherlands, parts of N Germany, and adjacent islands, belonging to the West Germanic branch of the Indo-European family: the nearest relative of the English language; it has three main dialects. Other definition of Frisian is a native or inhabitant of Friesland or a speaker of the Frisian language. Frisian is also of or relating to the Frisian language or its speakers.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FRISIAN


abrasion
əˈbreɪʒən
collision
kəˈlɪʒən
decision
dɪˈsɪʒən
derision
dɪˈrɪʒən
division
dɪˈvɪʒən
envision
ɪnˈvɪʒən
equation
ɪˈkweɪʒən
Eurovision
ˈjʊərəʊˌvɪʒən
evasion
ɪˈveɪʒən
invasion
ɪnˈveɪʒən
irrision
ɪˈrɪʒən
misprision
mɪsˈprɪʒən
occasion
əˈkeɪʒən
precision
prɪˈsɪʒən
provision
prəˈvɪʒən
revision
rɪˈvɪʒən
subdivision
ˈsʌbdɪˌvɪʒən
supervision
ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒən
television
ˈtɛlɪˌvɪʒən
vision
ˈvɪʒən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FRISIAN

Frink
fripon
friponnerie
fripper
fripperies
frippery
frippet
fris
Frisbee
Frisch
Frisches Haff
frisee
frisette
friseur
Frisian Islands

WORDS THAT END LIKE FRISIAN

Asian
Belarusian
Caucasian
Gaussian
Illinoisian
Indonesian
Levalloisian
Malaysian
Old Frisian
Ossian
paradisian
Parisian
Persian
Polynesian
precisian
Rabelaisian
Russian
Southeast Asian
Tardenoisian
Tunisian

Synonyms and antonyms of Frisian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Frisian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FRISIAN

Find out the translation of Frisian to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Frisian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Frisian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

弗里斯兰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

frisón
570 millions of speakers

English

Frisian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फ़्रिसियाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفريزية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Frisian
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Frisian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফ্রিসিয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

frison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Frisian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Friesisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フリジア語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

프리지아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Frisia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dân Frisco
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரிஷிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फ्रिसियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Frizce
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

frisone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Frisian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Frisian
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Frisian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Frisian
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Fries
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

frisiska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

frisisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Frisian

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FRISIAN»

The term «Frisian» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.213 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FRISIAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Frisian

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRISIAN»

Discover the use of Frisian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Frisian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, ...
This is the first text book to offer a comprehensive approach to Old Frisian and includes a history of the Frisians during the Middle Ages, their society and literary culture.
Rolf Hendrik Bremmer, 2009
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Advances in Old Frisian Philology
Like its two predecessors, Aspects of Old Frisian Philology (1990) and Approaches to Old Frisian Philology (1998), Advances in Old Frisian Philology combines contributions by specialists of medieval Frisian studies with papers by ...
Rolf H. Bremmer, Stephen Laker, Oebele Vries, 2007
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Studies in West Frisian Grammar: Selected Papers by Germen ...
In this volume, Germen de Haan gives a multi-faceted view of the syntax, sociolinguistics, and phonology of West-Frisian.
Jarich Hoekstra, Willem Visser, Goffe Jensma, 2010
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A Concise Grammar of the Old Frisian Dialect of the First ...
The mainly legal texts are famous for their historical value. However, a grammatical treatise of this important codex is still lacking. This book is meant to meet this need.
Dirk Boutkan, 1996
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Handbook of Frisian studies
The »Handbook of Frisian Studies« is the first systematic overall description of Frisian studies from the early runes to Frisian as a European minority language.
Horst Haider Munske, Nils Århammar, 2001
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Drowned Landscape: The Occupation of the Western Part of the ...
During the Holocene the lower parts of the coversand landscape of the Netherlands gradually disappeared under water or under layers of peat, clay, or sand as a consequence of the rising sea level.
‎1998
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Diphthongs in Frisian: A Comparative Analysis of Phonemic ...
Frisian dialects have been particularly noted for the wealth and variety of their diphthongs.
Kathrin S. Bussmann, 2004
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Roman-Frisian law of the 17th and 18th century
Roman-Frisian law Huber's view was modelled entirely on Roman law. He emphasized that only personal rights and obligations derived from a landlord and tenant relationship." He likewise defended the rule that a sale breaks hire.
Jan H. A. Lokin, Ralf Zeppernick, Frits Brandsma
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Old Frisian etymological dictionary
With this first etymological dictionary of Old Frisian, based on the Riustring 1 dialect, for the first time Old Frisian becomes accessible to a wide circle of scholars of German (and comparative Indo-European) languages.
Dirk Boutkan, Sjoerd Michiel Siebenga, 2005
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A Frisian Family, the Banta Genealogy; Descendants of Epke ...
There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
Theodore Melvin Banta, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRISIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Frisian is used in the context of the following news items.
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125th Fighter Wing Back from Supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve
Normally tasked with protecting American airspace, the unit's first overseas deployment in roughly 15 years included exercise Frisian Flag in ... «Military.com, Jul 15»
2
'Minions' throws all but the kitchen sink
Frisian? Udmurt? An epic picaresque farce with shades of Silent Era slapstick, Three Stooges slapfests, and the jaw-slapping wackiness of a ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
3
Dairy market in Indonesia 2019 gaining momentum in various …
Frisian Flag is the leading brand in the Milk category while Yakult is the leading brand in Drinkable Yogurts. - Flexible Packaging is the most ... «WhaTech, Jul 15»
4
Calve triplets born at Cornish farm beat the odds
Named May, June and Juliette, the Frisian Belgian blue cross calves are now going to be kept as pets. Bernard, 59, who runs Greenacres Farm ... «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
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July 4 rolls out the fun, despite the heat
ANTONIO Galvez of Parkdale rides his Frisian horse. #Meanwhile, in Odell, the annual parade delivered its usual variety of folks on cars, ... «Hood River News, Jul 15»
6
Party to celebrate Windmill Island Gardens' golden anniversary …
Kids can also explore the children's gardens and new playground and visit the Frisian horses in the pasture near DeZwaan windmill. «HollandSentinel.com, Jul 15»
7
Vattenfall kicks off Sandbank build
Sister project DanTysk, located around 20 kilometres closer to the North Frisian coast, was officially put into operation on 30 April this year. «reNews, Jul 15»
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Sitting on poles and bongelwuppen: here's six strange Dutch sports
Fierljeppen is Frisian for vaulting over a ditch using a long pole and people who live in waterlogged provinces are very good at it. Contrary to ... «DutchNews.nl, Jun 15»
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NATO and Russia Are Playing a Risky Game (Op-Ed)
For example, April's Frisian Flag exercise involved a dozen U.S. F-15 fighter planes; each hour a single one of them is in the air is $42,000 in ... «The Moscow Times, Jun 15»
10
GoPro footage of a dogfight between Dutch F-16 and US F-15 over …
... of their origin, in the 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron) took part in Frisian Flag 2015 one of the largest exercises in central Europe. «The Aviationist, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Frisian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/frisian>. Jul 2020 ».
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