Ripuarian

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Ripuarius (perhaps from Latin ripa (river bank)) +‎ -an

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Ripuarian

  1. A West Central German dialect group, spoken in the northern Rhineland (including the cities of Bonn, Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen), as well as parts of German-speaking Belgium and south-eastern Limburg (Netherlands); linguistically, the least affected by the consonant shift of all High German dialects

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Noun[edit]

Ripuarian (plural Ripuarians)

  1. (historical) Any of the Ripuarian tribal section of the Frank people (comprising several tribes), who after some migration inhabited this region, as opposed to the Salian branch.

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Ripuarian (comparative more Ripuarian, superlative most Ripuarian)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Ripuarian people or (one of) its members or descendants.
  2. Of or pertaining to one, all, or any of the Ripuarian dialects.
  3. Of or pertaining to a Ripuarian speaker or speakers.

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