Frankish


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Frank·ish

 (frăng′kĭsh)
adj.
Of or relating to the Franks or their language.
n.
The West Germanic language of the Franks.

Frankish

(ˈfræŋkɪʃ)
n
(Languages) the ancient West Germanic language of the Franks, esp the dialect that contributed to the vocabulary of modern French. See also Franconian, Old High German
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Franks or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Franks or their language

Frank•ish

(ˈfræŋ kɪʃ)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Franks, their speech, or the kingdoms founded by them.
n.
2. the West Germanic dialects spoken by the Franks.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Frankish - of or relating to the Franks
Translations

Frankish

[ˈfræŋkɪʃ]
A. ADJ (Hist) → fráncico
B. N (Ling) → fráncico m

Frankish

adjfränkisch
n (Ling) → Fränkisch nt
References in classic literature ?
So a great Frankish victory or defeat was gained or avoided; and in order to commemorate the episode, Charlemagne commanded a city to be built there, which he named Frankfort--the ford of the Franks.
Redcar brothers Andrew and Daniel Frankish sparked outrage after horrifically abusing their pet bulldog, Baby.
The lyricists composed verses at time of victory and at time of loss, telling of crusading invaders and beautiful Frankish women, he says.
Head teacher Jane Frankish said: "It is out of this world and a fantastic play area that will see children being active and also having fun.
One of the best essays is the extremely worthwhile review of Frankish historiography by Richard Broome, "Approaches to the Frankish Community in the Chronicle of Fredegar and Liber Historiae Francorum.
THE FarmersUnion (Eka) on Thursday urged President Nicos Anastasiades to make May 12 an annual commemoration of the struggles of Cypriot serfs and of their leader Re Alexis against the Frankish rulers of the island in the medieval period.
Heading the line-up will be English girls' amateur champion Cloe Frankish, Irish boys' champion Mark Power and Harrison Linney, who topped qualifying after shooting an amazing course-record 62 at his home club, West Essex, in a round which included 10 birdies.
Historical works on the Frankish kingdom laid the foundation for this period's study and made it into a significant historical field.
Herberge took from its Frankish source both the literal meaning "army encampment" and the figurative extension "hostelry.
Andrew Frankish, 22, and brother Daniel, 19, were fined and banned from keeping animals when horrific footage of them attacking pet bulldog Baby was uncovered.
Andrew and Daniel Frankish are the sadist scumbags from Redcar, North Yorks, who filmed themselves performing hideous acts of cruelty on their terrified Bulldog puppy, Baby.
Andrew and Daniel Frankish from Redcar, Cleveland, were handed a 21 week jail sentence, suspended for two years, with a tagged curfew for six months by magistrates in Hartlepool last week, following an RSPCA prosecution.