Old Frisian


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Old Frisian: Old Norse

Old Frisian

n.
The Frisian language until the late 1500s.

Old Frisian

n
(Languages) the Frisian language up to about 1400. Abbreviation: OFris
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Old Frisian - the Frisian language until the 16th century; the Germanic language of ancient Frisia
Frisian - a West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English
Translations
Altfriesisch
References in periodicals archive ?
Janet is a dimunitive of Jane -from old French ``Jehanne'',Street from old Frisian ``strete'' and Porter from old French,``portier''.Oh -and the ``English'' word television.``Tele'' is from the Greek and vision is from the Latin ``visio''.She is described as ``loud mouthed''.Perhaps that should read laut muthr (German plus Old Norse).
59) "We know that the Anglo-Saxons spoke West Germanic, a sister [!] dialect to Old High German, Old Frisian, Old Low German, Low Saxon [?] and Old Low Franconian." (p.
Peisker adds his own objection to Hirt's hypothesis, arguing that it is not compelling because similar forms exist in Old Saxon and Old Frisian as well.