Sorbian
adjective or noun see Sorb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sorbian — may refer to more than one article:*the Sorbs, a Slavic people in modern day Germany *the Sorbian language(s), a group of closely related West Slavic languages …   Wikipedia

  • Sorbian — [sôr′bē ən] n., adj. LUSATIAN …   English World dictionary

  • Sorbian — 1. noun A group of Slavic languages spoken by a minority in eastern Germany. Syn: Lusatian, Wendish See Also: Lower Sorbian, Sorb, Upper Sorbian 2 …   Wiktionary

  • Sorbian — noun 1. a speaker of Sorbian • Hypernyms: ↑Slav • Member Holonyms: ↑Germany, ↑Federal Republic of Germany, ↑Deutschland, ↑FRG 2. a Slavonic language spoken in rural area of southeastern Germany …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorbian — /sawr bee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Wends or their language. n. 2. Also called Lusatian, Wendish. a Slavic language spoken by an isolated group in E Germany. 3. a Wend. [1830 40; SORB + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sorbian — n. Wend; Sorb n. Slavic language of the Sorbs; Slavic language spoken in rural area in southeast Germany adj. of or pertaining to the Wends or Sorbs; of or pertaining to the language of the Wends or Sorbs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sorbian — sorb·ian …   English syllables

  • Sorbian — Sorb•i•an [[t]ˈsɔr bi ən[/t]] n. 1) peo the West Slavic language of the Sorbs, having distinct northern and southern literary forms 2) peo of or pertaining to the Sorbs or their language • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Sorbian — /ˈsɔbiən/ (say sawbeeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to the Wends or their language. –noun 2. a Slavic language spoken by an isolated group in Prussia and Saxony; Wendish; Lusatian. 3. a Wend …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sorbian languages — Infobox Language family name=Sorbian altname=Wendish, Lusatian region=Lusatia familycolor=Indo European fam1=Indo European fam2=Balto Slavic fam3=Slavic fam4=West Slavic child1=Upper Sorbian child2=Lower Sorbian iso2=wenThe Sorbian languages are… …   Wikipedia

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