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Meaning of "Sorbian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SORBIAN

Sorbian  [ˈsɔːbɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SORBIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sorbian 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 SORBIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sorbian

Sorbian may refer to more than one article: ▪ Sorbs, a Slavic people in modern-day Germany ▪ Sorbian languages, a group of closely related West Slavic languages...

Definition of Sorbian in the English dictionary

The definition of Sorbian in the dictionary is a West Slavonic language spoken in the rural areas of E Germany between the upper reaches of the Oder and Elbe rivers; modern Wendish. Other definition of Sorbian is of or relating to the Sorbs or their language.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SORBIAN


Albion
ˈælbɪən
amphibian
æmˈfɪbɪən
Arabian
əˈreɪbɪən
Colombian
kəˈlɒmbɪən
Columbian
kəˈlʌmbɪən
Danubian
dænˈjuːbɪən
Fabian
ˈfeɪbɪən
gabion
ˈɡeɪbɪən
Gambian
ˈɡæmbɪən
Gibeon
ˈɡɪbɪən
Jacobean
ˌdʒækəˈbɪən
Jacobian
dʒəˈkəʊbɪən
lesbian
ˈlɛzbɪən
Libyan
ˈlɪbɪən
macrobian
məkˈrəʊbɪən
Namibian
nɑːˈmɪbɪən
Nubian
ˈnjuːbɪən
Serbian
ˈsɜːbɪən
Swabian
ˈsweɪbɪən
Zambian
ˈzæmbɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SORBIAN

Sorata
sorb
sorb apple
sorbability
sorbable
sorbaria
sorbate
sorbefacient
sorbent
sorbet
sorbic acid
sorbite
sorbitic
sorbitisation
sorbitization
sorbitize
sorbitol
sorbo rubber
Sorbonne

WORDS THAT END LIKE SORBIAN

Adrian
Asian
Australian
Brazilian
Brian
British Columbian
Bulgarian
Canadian
Christian
hasbian
Hungarian
Indian
Indonesian
Italian
lipstick lesbian
microbian
pre-Columbian
Russian
Saudi Arabian
South Arabian

Synonyms and antonyms of Sorbian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sorbian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SORBIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

索布
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sorabo
570 millions of speakers

English

Sorbian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सॉर्बियन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصربية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сербский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sorbian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সোর্বিয়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sorabe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sorbian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sorbischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ソルビア人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소르 비아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sorbian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sorbian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோர்பியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सॉर्बियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sorbca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sorabo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łużycki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сербська
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sorabe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Sorbian
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sorbies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sorbiska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sorbisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sorbian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SORBIAN»

The term «Sorbian» is regularly used and occupies the 98.467 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SORBIAN» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SORBIAN»

Discover the use of Sorbian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sorbian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Minority Languages and Cultural Diversity in Europe: Gaelic ...
This book explores contemporary ethnocultural minority agendas in Europe, and covers key aspects of Europe's least explored "linguistic cultures" such as Gaelic and Sorbian.
Konstanze Glaser, 2007
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
S76-HD9999.S7641 BT Chemical plant equipment industry Sorbian almanaes USE Almanacs, Sorbian Sorbian Americans (May Subd Geog) [E184.Sé8] UF Sorbian Americans—United States Wendish Americans BT Ethnology—United ...
Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office, 2006
3
Social Currents in Eastern Europe: The Sources and ...
The Sources and Consequences of the Great Transformation Sabrina P. Ramet. the Sorbs was supportive in some respects and antagonistic in others. A Sorbian cultural movement, the Domowina, was reestablished with the blessing of Soviet  ...
Sabrina P. Ramet, 1995
4
Mood in the Languages of Europe
In Lower Lusatia, efforts are being made to maintain (or revive) Lower Sorbian as a mother tongue by speaking Sorbian to the children in at least some kindergartens. However, contrary to Upper Lusatia, there are no Sorbian primary schools ...
Björn Rothstein, Rolf Thieroff, 2010
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
Só8] UF Sorbian Americans--United States Wendish Americans BT Ethnology_United States _ United States USE Sorbian Americans Sorbian art USE Art, Sorbian Sorbian authors USE Authors, Sorbian Sorbian essays (May Subd Geog) ...
‎1989
6
Transcending Monolingualism: Linguistic Revitalization in ...
In the Sorbian classes in the primary schools, the Sorbian language holds a key position because all instruction in all subjects is given through the medium of Sorbian. German is taught as the “second mother tongue” and this instruction is ...
A. Camilleri, L. Huss, K. King, 2014
7
The Racial State: Germany 1933-1945
A growing sense of Sorbian ethnicity resulted in German alarm concerning a ' Wendish threat'.65 Publicists claimed that behind the Sorbs were Czechs and Russians endeavouring to bring about a Pan-Slavist union of the Slav peoples at the ...
Michael Burleigh, 1991
8
In Praise of the Beloved Language: A Comparative View of ...
It was clear to the Sorbian patriots and founders of the Sokol [sports movement] that a living language and an established, independent culture guaranteed the survival of the Sorbian people. For this reason the League wanted to foster "the ...
Joshua A. Fishman, 1997
9
Promoting Linguistic Diversity and Whole-school Development
At the W1TAJ school, Sorbian is spoken during Hort. The use of Sorbian is recommended for after- school activities in order to increase the pupils' opportunities to be exposed to Sorbian, and also for taking part in Sorbian cultural and musical ...
Antoinette Camilleri, 2007
10
Loanwords in the World's Languages: A Comparative Handbook
Contact with Upper Sorbian 3.2.1. Upper to Lower Sorbian (Upper Sorbian as a model) In the last two centuries one can recognize an increasing influence of Upper Sorbian on the Lower Sorbian literary language. In the middle of the 19 th  ...
Martin Haspelmath, Uri Tadmor, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SORBIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sorbian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Faithful celebrate Corpus Christi with traditional processions
The Druschki, Sorbian bridesmaids, lead the Corpus Christi procession in their costumes in Crostwitz, Germany. MATTHIAS HIEKEL/dpa. ch–advert-new-600v1. «Catholic Herald Online, Jun 15»
2
Goehner woman decorates eggs in the Sorbian tradition
Williams' process and designs are based on the Easter traditions of the Sorbians -- a Slavic minority who have lived in present-day Germany since the sixth ... «Lincoln Journal Star, Apr 15»
3
Mozilla Firefox 37 brings security patches, new locales and more!
In the Release Notes, Mozilla has revealed that FireFox version 37 adds new locales including Albanian, Burmese, Lower Sorbian, Songhai, Upper Sorbian, ... «Firstpost, Apr 15»
4
Firefox 37 Tweaks URL Bar Default Appearance, Adds New Locales …
Firefox 37 is the latest stable update to grace the open source web browser. It introduces new locales (Albanian, Burmese, Lower Sorbian, Songhai, Upper ... «Android Police, Mar 15»
5
Egg-decorating class
On Thursday Lenawee District Library conducted a Sorbian Egg Decorating class. Sorbian style eggs use a series of dye baths to color eggs on which designs ... «The Daily Telegram, Mar 15»
6
Energy revolution spells doom for German village
Its location near the present German-Polish border and the bilingual road signs in German and Sorbian — the language of Germany's Slavic ethnic minority ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
7
RWD experience, czyli badania z użytkownikami serwisu (case …
Anna Sorbian – projektant user experience design w Grupie Unity. Bierze udział w projektach m.in. dla takich marek jak Tołpa czy T-Mobile. *** Czytaj także ... «Marketing Przy Kawie, Oct 14»
8
Na Wyspie Słodowej do lekarza za darmo i bez skierowania. Tłumy …
Tomasz Sorbian, nauczyciel w-f z Prywatnej Integracyjnej Szkoły Amigo we Wrocławiu w peletonie wziął udział ze swoimi uczniami: Przemkiem, Michałem, ... «Gazeta Wrocławska, Sep 14»
9
Use them or lose them: There's more at stake than language in …
It is not surprising, then, that endangered languages are being revitalized around the world, from Welsh and Breton to Sicilian and Sorbian. These languages ... «The Japan Times, Aug 14»
10
The Origins of Yiddish, Part Dray
Rather, Wexler maintained, it emerged from a little-known Slavic language called Sorbian, whose homeland was (and for a few tens of thousands of people still ... «Jewish Daily Forward, Jul 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sorbian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sorbian>. Dec 2019 ».
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