Northumbrian
I. adjective Date: 1602 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Northumbria, its people, or its language 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of Northumberland, its people, or its language II. noun Date: 1611 1. a native or inhabitant of ancient Northumbria 2. a native or inhabitant of Northumberland 3. a. the Old English dialect of Northumbria b. the Modern English dialect of Northumberland

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Northumbrian — Le Northumbrian était un dialecte du Vieil anglais parlé dans le Royaume anglais de Northumbrie. Ensemble avec le Mercian, Kentish et le Saxon de l Ouest, il forme une des sous catégories de Vieil anglais inventé et employé par les érudits… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Northumbrian — North*um bri*an, a. Of or pertaining to Northumberland in England. n. A native or inhabitant of Northumberland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Northumbrian — [nôr thum′brēən] adj. 1. of Northumbria or its people or dialect 2. of Northumberland or its people or dialect n. 1. a person born or living in Northumbria 2. the Old English dialect of Northumbria 3. a person born or living in Northumberland 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • Northumbrian — /nawr thum bree euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Northumbria, Northumberland, or the inhabitants or dialect of either. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Northumbria or Northumberland. 3. the English dialect of Northumbria or Northumberland. [1615 …   Universalium

  • Northumbrian — noun a) The dialect spoken by Northumbrians. b) An inhabitant of the county of Northumberland in the Northeast of England. See Also: Northumbria, Northumberland …   Wiktionary

  • Northumbrian — [nɔ: θʌmbrɪən] noun a native or inhabitant of Northumbria, an area of NE England. adjective relating to Northumbria …   English new terms dictionary

  • northumbrian — north·um·bri·an …   English syllables

  • Northumbrian — North•um•bri•an [[t]nɔrˈθʌm bri ən[/t]] n. 1) peo a native or inhabitant of Northumbria or Northumberland 2) peo the English dialect of Northumbria or Northumberland 3) peo of or pertaining to Northumbria, Northumberland, or their inhabitants or… …   From formal English to slang

  • Northumbrian — /nɔˈθʌmbriən/ (say naw thumbreeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Northumbria, Northumberland, or the inhabitants or dialect of either. –noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Northumbria or Northumberland. 3. a. the Old English dialect of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • northumbrian — adj. & n. adj. of or relating to ancient Northumbria (England north of the Humber) or modern Northumberland. n. 1 a native of ancient Northumbria or modern Northumberland. 2 the dialect of ancient Northumbria or modern Northumberland. Etymology:… …   Useful english dictionary

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