meaning of Anglian

Anglian meaning in General Dictionary

Of or with respect to the Angles

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  • among major dialects of Old English
  • Of or with respect to the Angles.
  • one of several Angles.

Anglian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"regarding the Angles," 1726; see Angle. The Old English term had been Englisc, but as this came into existence utilized in mention of the the whole Germanic people of Britain, a fresh word had been wanted to describe this part of these.


Anglian meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or pertaining to the Angles.

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  • (letter.) One of the Angles.

Sentence Examples with the word Anglian

Alfred had been on his way to relieve his son at Thorney when he heard that the Northumbrian and East Anglian Danes were besieging Exeter and an unnamed fort on the coast of North Devon.

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