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Old Frisian was the West Germanic language spoken between the 8th and 16th centuries by the people who had settled in the area between the Rhine and Elbe on the European North Sea coast in the 4th and 5th centuries. People from this region also settled in England, which is why a close resemblance exists between Old Frisian and Old English. Old Frisian evolved into Middle Frisian spoken from the 16th to the 19th century.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows or Android) and browse both the Old Frisian-English and the English-Old Frisian lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
Download our free dictionary for Android! Browse the wordlists, look up words and practice your vocabulary at your own rhythm. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo. Many thanks also to Edwin Deady for sending us an update (based on the information on Old Frisian given in Joseph Biddulph "An Anglo-Saxon Studies Companion", 2008, ISBN 9781897999714).
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Old Frisian > English: 1,526 words
English > Old Frisian: 1,358 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: July 25, 2007
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