I. adjective Date: 14th century of or relating to the Franks II. noun Date: 14th century the Germanic language of the Franks

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  • Frankish — Frank ish, a. Like, or pertaining to, the Franks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frankish — 1802 (adj.), from FRANK (Cf. Frank) + ISH (Cf. ish). As the name of a germanic language spoken by the ancient Franks, from 1863. (Frenkis is recorded c.1400.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Frankish — [fraŋ′kish] n. the West Germanic language of the Franks adj. of the Franks or their language or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Frankish — 1. adjective referring to the Franks Syn: Franconian 2. noun the language of the Franks, an extinct West Germanic language Syn: Old Frankish …   Wiktionary

  • Frankish — Recorded in several spelling forms including Frank, Franks, Frankes, Frankis, Frankish, Frankiss, and Franckeiss, and the unusual West Country dialectals Frunks and Fronks, this is an English surname. Introduced by the Normans at the Conquest of… …   Surnames reference

  • Frankish — Frank ► NOUN ▪ a member of a Germanic people that conquered Gaul in the 6th century. DERIVATIVES Frankish adjective & noun. ORIGIN Old English Franca, perhaps from the name of a weapon and related to franca «javelin»; also related to FRENCH(Cf.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Frankish — /frang kish/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Franks. n. 2. the West Germanic language of the ancient Franks; Old Franconian. Cf. Frank (def. 1). [1585 95; FRANK + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Frankish — ISO 639 3 Code : frk ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Extinct …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Frankish — Frank·ish || fræŋkɪʃ adj. of or pertaining to the Franks n. old Germanic language spoken by the Franks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frankish — frank·ish …   English syllables

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