How To Use Frisia In A Sentence

  • The Angles, Saxons, Danes, Frisians and other invaders intermarried with the existing Romano-British Celts, Romans, Jutes, Gauls, Greeks and Lombards.
  • With various degrees of emphasis, the many projects within the large umbrella of Folkspraak try to unite living Germanic languages -- from the big four of English, High German, Dutch, and Swedish/Norwegian/Danish to the grab bag of smaller Germanic languages such as Low German, Afrikaans, Yiddish, Frisian, Icelandic, and Nynorsk -- under a single common auxiliary language. Archive 2006-12-01
  • In the group of West Germanic dialects, for the study of which Old High German, Anglo-Saxon, Old Frisian, and Old Saxon are our oldest and most valuable sources, we still have these four cases, but the phonetic form of the case syllables is already greatly reduced and in certain paradigms particular cases have coalesced. Chapter 7. Language as a Historical Product: Drift
  • To the east of Frisia were the pagan Saxons, a diffuse and essentially nomadic conglomeration of tribes.
  • Nor fared he thence to the Frisian king with the booty back, and breast-adornments; but, slain in struggle, that standard-bearer fell, atheling brave. Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere
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  • The first amongst those who have shown real power is Pier Pander, the cripple son of a Frisian mat-plaiter, who came over from Rome (where he had gone to complete his studies) at the special invitation of the Queen to model a bust of the Prince Consort, Dutch Life in Town and Country
  • Frisian has an almost complete set of guttural/velar, dental/alveolar, labial/labiodental consonants voiced and unvoiced plosives, voiced and unvoiced fricatives, nasals and half-vocals, an s, sh, r and l. The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone
  • However, the identity of this Middle Dutch or Middle Low German wagen - with wagen ` wagon 'is doubted by some, who refer it to Old Frisian wāch = Old English wāg ` wall.' VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3
  • Angles, Saxons, Jutes, and Frisians who settled in England were still imbued with the traditional freedom of primitive German society.
  • The tribes we're following - the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes - lived on the coast of West Germany and Denmark and spoke various Frisian dialects.
  • The Angles, Saxons, Danes, Frisians and other invaders intermarried with the existing Romano-British Celts, Romans, Jutes, Gauls, Greeks and Lombards.
  • He noted that the Columbia's perishables were low, but the three ships had originally been slated to stop at the colony on Frisia for both resupply and a rendezvous with the frigate tender Diligent.
  • They remain; and no admixture of the Frisian pirates, or the Breton, or the Angevin and Norman conquerors, has very much affected their cunning eyes. The Mowing of a Field
  • Hugonis Grotii responsio ad quaedam ab utroque judicum consessu objecta, ubi multa disputantur de jure summarum potestatum in Hollandia Westfrisiaque, & Magistratuum in oppidis. The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius
  • Like their neighbors in the northern province of Groningen, Frisians tend to be seen as unsophisticated by Netherlanders living in the southern part of the country.
  • In 1682, the estates of East Frisia gave Brandenburg-Prussia help by allowing their ships to use her quays in Emden - a large harbour on the North Sea.
  • His annotations to an incunable edition of Old Frisian law reveal his interest in Anglo-Saxon canon law.
  • They went all the way: an enormous map indicating the equivalents of the Gaza strip and the West Bank (Zeelandic Flanders and Limburg, respectively), as well as the Frisian military bases, border checkpoints and settlements, Dutch tunnels to Belgium, the works. The Volokh Conspiracy » Let Turkey Have Gaza
  • But all Americans would be much better off if Indians felt unalienated, and proudly and unambivalently Indian and American, just as the Frisians feel proud to be both Frisian and Dutch.
  • The other characteristic feature, which Frisian has carried on a step farther than English, is the assibilation of velars before front vowels.

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