Ripuarian
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin Ripuarius Date: 1781 of, relating to, or constituting a group of Franks settling in the fourth century on the Rhine near Cologne

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  • Ripuarian — can refer to:* Ripuarian Franks, a sub set of Frankish people who lived in the Rhineland * Ripuarian language, a Franconian dialect group …   Wikipedia

  • Ripuarian — [rip΄yoo er′ē ən] adj. [< ML Ripuarius (prob. < L riparius,RIPARIAN) + AN] of a group of Franks that settled along the Rhine near Cologne in the 4th cent. A.D. n. a Ripuarian Frank …   English World dictionary

  • Ripuarian — 1. noun a) A West Germanic dialect group spoken in the Rhineland (western Germany), eastern Belgium and southern Dutch Limburg, from northwest of Düsseldorf and …   Wiktionary

  • ripuarian — I. |ripyə|werēən, wa(a)r , wār adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Medieval Latin Ripuarius Ripuarian + English an : of or relating to a group of Franks settling in the 4th century on both banks of the Rhine near the present city of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ripuarian — /rip yooh air ee euhn/, adj. 1. designating or pertaining to a group of Franks who lived along the Rhine in the neighborhood of Cologne during the 4th century or the code of laws observed by them. n. 2. a Ripuarian Frank. [1775 85; < ML… …   Universalium

  • Ripuarian — /rɪpjuˈɛəriən/ (say ripyooh airreeuhn) adjective 1. designating or relating to the group of Franks who dwelt along the Rhine in the neighbourhood of Cologne during the fourth and fifth centuries AD or the code of laws observed by them. –noun 2. a …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ripuarian — Deutsche Mundarten seit 1945 (das ripuarische Sprachgebiet [Nr. 36] liegt zwischen der maken machen und dorp dorf Linie) Ripuarisch – auch Ripwarisch oder Nordmittelfränkisch – ist eine kontinentalwestgermanische Dialektgruppe. Es ist eine der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ripuarian — rip·u·ar·i·an …   English syllables

  • Ripuarian — Rip•u•ar•i•an [[t]ˌrɪp yuˈɛər i ən[/t]] adj. peo of, pertaining to, or denoting a major division of the Franks, settled mainly between the Rhine and Meuse rivers by a.d. c400 • Etymology: 1775–85; < ML Ripuāri(us)+ an I …   From formal English to slang

  • Ripuarian language — Infobox Language name=Ripuarian nativename=Ripoarisch states=flag|Germany BEL NED region=Rhineland speakers=250,000 familycolor=Indo European fam2=Germanic fam3=West Germanic fam4=High German fam5=Central German fam6=West Central German… …   Wikipedia

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