kriich

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Hunsrik[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Central Franconian Kriech, from Middle High German kriec, from Old High German krig, from Proto-Germanic *krīgaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kriich m

  1. war
    • 2008, Noemia Assmann, Erinerung An Friirixe Xuul Tsayte, (published inside Contribuição ao desenvolvimento de uma ortografia da língua Hunsrik falada na América do Sul, by Ursula Wiesemann), page 35:
      In te tswët wëlt kriich, wi tas taytxe ferpoot waa...
      In the second world war, when German was forbidden...
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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kriich c (plural krigen)

  1. war
    Synonym: oarloch

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Further reading[edit]

  • kriich (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011