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1. See Sorbian.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The people who speak Sorbian, or their descendants.

Wend′ish adj.


(Peoples) of or relating to the Wends
(Languages) the West Slavonic language of the Wends. See also Sorbian


(ˈsɔr bi ən)

1. the West Slavic language of the Sorbs, having distinct northern and southern literary forms.
2. of or pertaining to the Sorbs or their language.
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It's followed by Guy Clark's "That Old Time Feeling," for Tribune reporter Corrie MacLaggan's story about descendants of Wendish immigrants striving to maintain their culture, customs and heritage.
Danes fought against Polabian Slavs in the 1147 Wendish crusade.
Particular attention is given to the so-called Wendish crusade of 1147.
Wendish, Amino Acid Biosynthesis Pathways, Regulation and Metabolic Engineering (Microbiology Monographs Vol.
Wuchatsch, From Hamburg to Hobsons Bay German Emigration to Port Phillip (Australia Felix) 1848-51, Wendish Heritage Society Australia, 1999; G.
It is likely that Huitfeldt thought any major Danish naval expedition from the time of the Provincial Laws, would have been levied, according to the regulation of leding and not merely as a royal enterprise, supported by the king's faithful Wendish vassals.
36) In his letter about the Wendish crusade, St Bernard refers to those going to Syria as 'the other army' ('alterius exercitus'), without any allusion to the Iberian peninsula: S.
The 500 or so Sorbian immigrants who arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1854 were primarily bilingual, speaking German and Wendish, and called themselves German Wends.
Nonfon M, Lieb F, Moeschler H, Wendish D (1990) Four annonins from Annona squamosa.