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.
It was inspired by the horrific case of Baby the bulldog, who was stamped on, headbutted and thrown down stairs by brothers Andrew and Daniel Frankish in Redcar in 2016.
Dubbed Baby, the dog was stamped on, headbutted and thrown down stairs in 2016 by Andrew Frankish and Daniel Frankish, who were given a suspended sentence after a member of the public found a memory card containing footage of the horrific crime.
The topics include the early Anglo-Saxon census, the environmental context of southern Britain, traveling and using the landscapes and seascapes, Surrey: a case study, a common wealth in iron, a restricted wealth in copper alloys, and external forces: a review of the Frankish influence within southern Britain.
1-55; "The Manuscript Sources of the East Frankish Sequence and Notker's Liber ymnorum," p.
Although the history of the Carolingian Frankish kingdom does not suffer from uncertainties in the basic facts, there are certain events or periods, I argue, which have been transformed by contemporary historians into stories and narratives that delivered both historical "fact" and subjective "representation".
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." It contains up-to-date, brief reviews on the state of the question, with implications far beyond the limits of the Frankish kingdom.
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.