Mercian
noun Date: 1513 1. a native or inhabitant of Mercia 2. the Old English dialect of Mercia • Mercian adjective

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  • Mercian — oder Merzisch (auch Südhumbrisch), war ein angelsächsischer (altenglischer) Dialekt, der im Königreich Mercia gesprochen wurde. Seine Verbreitung reichte im Osten bis zur Grenze Ostangliens, im Westen bis nach Wales, im Norden bis Staffordshire,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mercian — [mʉr′shən; mʉrshē ən, mʉrsē ən] adj. of Mercia or its people or dialect n. 1. a person born or living in Mercia 2. the Old English dialect spoken in Mercia …   English World dictionary

  • Mercian — /merr shee euhn, sheuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Mercia, its inhabitants, or their dialect. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Mercia. 3. the dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia. [1505 15; MERCI(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mercian — n. dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia n. native or resident of Mercia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mercian — adj. of or pertaining to Mercia or its people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mercian — [ mə:ʃɪən, mə:sɪən] noun a native or inhabitant of Mercia, a former kingdom of central England. adjective relating to Mercia …   English new terms dictionary

  • mercian — mer·cian …   English syllables

  • Mercian — Mer•ci•an [[t]ˈmɜr ʃi ən, ʃən[/t]] n. 1) peo a native or inhabitant of Mercia 2) peo the dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia 3) peo of or pertaining to Mercia, its inhabitants, or their dialect • Etymology: 1505–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • Mercian — /ˈmɜsiən/ (say merseeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Mercia or the dialect spoken there. –noun 2. the dialect of Old and Middle English spoken south of the River Humber in the English Midlands …   Australian English dictionary

  • mercian — I. ˈmərsh(ē)ən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Mercia, ancient Anglian kingdom in central England + English an 1. a. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Anglian kingdom of Mercia b …   Useful english dictionary

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