Sentence Examples

  • Took the part of the complainants and commissioned Duke Godfrey of Lorraine to chastise the young Frisian count.
  • Again in 1076, at the request of the bishop, Duke Godfrey visited his domains in the Frisian borderland.
  • (For map, see Denmark.) In addition to the mainland, which decreases in breadth from south to north, the province includes several islands, the most important being Alsen and Fehmarn in the Baltic, and Rom, Sylt and Fohr of the North Frisian chain in the North Sea.
  • Among the Germans the prevalent tongue is Low German, but the North Frisians on the west coast of Schleswig and the North Sea islands (about 19,000 in all) still speak a Frisian dialect, which, however, is dying out.
  • Does not include writers who wrote in Frisian or German low-saxon.

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