Wendish


Wendish

Wendish [wen-dish] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of or relating to the Wends or their language; Sorbian.

noun

  1. Sorbian(def 2).

Origin of Wendish 1605–15; German wendisch, equivalent to Wende Wend + -isch -ish1 Examples from the Web for wendish Historical Examples of wendish

  • That is the vestal hearth of the Wendish house, without which there would be no home.

    Odd Bits of History

    Henry W. Wolff

  • The Mint Union of the Wendish states continued until the beginning of the seventeenth century, when it expired unperceived.

    The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896

    William Arthur Shaw

  • It has four Evangelical churches, among them a Wendish one, and a handsome new town-hall with a library.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6

    Various

  • It dropped me at Loebau, where there is a church in which service is performed in the Wendish tongue.

    A July Holiday in Saxony, Bohemia, and Silesia

    Walter White

  • The Wendish and the Bohemian ballad have the incident of fraternal vengeance, though otherwise less like the German.

    The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Volume I of 5)

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for wendish Wendish adjective

    1. of or relating to the Wends

    noun

    1. the West Slavonic language of the WendsSee also Sorbian

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