Frisian: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (frizh'un, frē'zhun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Friesland, its inhabitants, or their language.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Friesland or the Frisian Islands.
  2. the Germanic language most closely related to English, spoken in Friesland and nearby islands. Abbr.: Fris., Fris
    1. Friesland.
    2. Holstein (def. 1).
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