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- proper n. The Slavic language spoken by the Lusatian people, closely related to Czech.
- n. A member of the Lusatian people.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Lusatians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Lusatia (G. Lausitz), a district, or two districts (Upper and Lower Lausitz), in Germany, belonging in part to Prussia and in part to Saxony.
- n. An inhabitant of Lusatia.
- n. The native language of Lusatia. Same as Sorbian, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Slavonic language spoken in rural area of southeastern Germany
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Not only is this a likely vicinity for Proto-Italic, but hence also spread an impetus to the Nordic Bronze Age in the century to come as well as to the Lusatian culture area of the Venedi.
Oh, how much other than yon sweet lily of the high Lusatian valleys, the shade-loving Flower, the good Maud -- herself looked upon with love by the glad eyes of men, women, children, Fairies, and Angels! oh, other indeed!
Lusatian mountains -- three, six, ten centuries ago; or, in unreckoned antiquity, by the common Ancestors of the believers, who, in still unmeasured antiquity, brought the superstition of the Fairies out of central Asia to remote occidental Europe.
Willkomm confesses that their coldness towards strangers is unparalleled; they have no confidence whatever in foreigners; "and let a Lusatian but suspect," he says, "that you come a-fishing to him, and to listen out his privacies; then may you," as we may render the Lusatian proverb, "'Lose yourself before you find his mushroom.'"
The Lusatian traditions, brought to light in Germany by Ernst Willkomm, and now first made known to Englishmen in these pages, were collected by our author, as we have already observed, with difficulty and labour.
Willkomm tells us, that the rest of the world, which "the cabin'd cribb'd" Lusatian has himself learned to call
In the Lusatian ceremony described above, the tree which is brought home after the destruction of the figure of Death is plainly equivalent to the trees or branches which, in the preceding customs, were brought back as representatives of Summer or Life, after Death had been thrown away or destroyed.
The Lusatian Sorbs are Catholics with exception of 15,000 in Upper
At present the Lusatian Sorbs numbers about 150,000 persons on the upper course of the Spree.
The second division includes the Bohemians, Slovaks, and the Lusatian