Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Romance language of northeast Italy.
  • noun A native of Friuli or a native speaker of Friulian.
  • adjective Of or relating to Friuli or its people or culture.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Friulian language.

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  • noun A native, inhabitant or a resident of Friuli.
  • proper noun A language spoken in Friuli.
  • adjective Of or relating to Friuli.

Etymologies

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From Friuli +‎ -an.

Examples

  • From the gutenbergonline LiveJournal feed: Dante in Friulian.

    Dante in what?!?

  • I've been known to buy any Friulian red I can find at a wine store, but not so much the whites.

    What We Drank

  • In the seaside Friulian town of Grado, for example, he learned how to prepare riso marinara.

    Early Summer Tomato Risotto

  • Mr. Mackinnon-Patterson and Mr. Stuckey now preside over Scarpetta, a label specializing in Friulian wines, and two additional eateries: Caffè, an Italian café and pastry shop; and, as of January, the Neapolitan pizzeria Pizzeria Locale.

    Lamb Spiedino

  • I've been known to buy any Friulian red I can find at a wine store, but not so much the whites.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • Opening bottles of Friulian wines was one thing, Mr. Mackinnon-Patterson said, but professing to be an expert on the region's culinary traditions was another.

    Shaved Pork Salad With Arugula, Corn and Potatoes

  • Mr. Mackinnon-Patterson and Mr. Stuckey now preside over Scarpetta, a label specializing in Friulian wines, and two additional eateries: Caffè, an Italian café and pastry shop; and, as of January, the Neapolitan pizzeria Pizzeria Locale.

    Lamb Spiedino

  • I also like David Chang's power-spicy kimchi of Friulian veggies; and Rene Redzepi's delicately floral-like homage to a Danish common man's hard winter of 1941 (as someone said, The common man must have had it pretty good back then!)

    Barry Yourgrau: With the World's Best Young Chefs -- "Cooking It Raw" in Pasolini Country

  • Chefs, with winemakers and journos, spent three hectic guerilla days tasting traditional Friulian/Slovenian cuisine and wines, attending a pig slaughter (I couldn't look), fishing on a wintry lagoon -- all capped by their collaborative gala finale dinner with local ingredients using miminal carbon footprint.

    Barry Yourgrau: With the World's Best Young Chefs -- "Cooking It Raw" in Pasolini Country

  • A coppery pink wine made in the old Friulian style, leaving the grapes on their skins, which range in color from purple to gold in the same cluster.

    Giving Pinot Grigio Another Go

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