What is Frisian?

  • (adj): Of or relating to the people or culture or language of Friesland or Frisia.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Frisian or Friesian can refer to:

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Some articles on Frisian:

List Of Shibboleths - Shibboleths Used in War and Persecution - Frisian–Dutch
... "Butter, rye bread and green cheese, who cannot say that is not a genuine Frisian" was used by the Frisian Pier Gerlofs Donia during a Frisian rebellion war (1515–1523) ...
Frisian - Other
... Frisian horse or cheval de frise, a type of military barrier Frisian School, a school of philosophy based on the works of Jakob Friedrich Fries Frisian Solar Challenge, a solar-powered boat race Friesan Fire, a ...
Shallet - See Also
... of which are housebarns German Black Forest house Cimbrian house East Frisian house Geestharden house Gulf house Haubarg Low German house Lower Saxony house Middle German house Old Frisian farmhouse ...
... Langweer (West Frisian Langwar) is a small Dutch town in Friesland in the municipality Scharsterland ... The name Langweer derives from the Frisian name Langwar ... War is an old Frisian term for a parcel of land (like English ward) so the name meant long lots, for the shape of the paddocks ...
Abba (count) - History
... Abba came from the Frisian elite that flourished under the rule of the Franks ... After the defeat at Jirnsum in the Battle of the Boarn the Frisian kingdom was finished (734) ... Under major-domo Charles Martel's rule the Frisian pagans started to become Christian ...

More definitions of "Frisian":

  • (noun): A West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English.
  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Friesland or Frisia.