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FLEMISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Flemish mean? 

FLEMISH (noun)
  The noun FLEMISH has 2 senses:

1. an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium
2. one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch

  Familiarity information: FLEMISH used as a noun is rare.


FLEMISH (adjective)
  The adjective FLEMISH has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture

  Familiarity information: FLEMISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FLEMISH (noun)


Sense 1Flemish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("Flemish" is a kind of...):

ethnic group; ethnos (people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture)


Sense 2Flemish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Flemish dialect; Flemish

Hypernyms ("Flemish" is a kind of...):

Dutch (the West Germanic language of the Netherlands)


FLEMISH (adjective)


Sense 1Flemish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

the Flemish population of Belgium / Flemish painters

Pertainym:

Flanders (a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands)


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