Esthonian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Esthonian the official language of Estonia; belongs to the Baltic-Finnic family of languages
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • esthonian Of or pertaining to Esthonia, a government of Russia lying between the gulf of Finland on the north and Livonia on the south.
    • n esthonian One of a Finnish people inhabiting Esthonia, Livonia, and other districts of Russia.
    • n esthonian The language of the Esthonians. It belongs to the Finnish family, and exists under two principal dialects, the Dorpat Esthonian and the Reval Esthonian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Esthonian es-thō′ni-an pertaining to Esthonia, the most northerly of the Baltic provinces of Russia, or its population, language, or customs
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Usage

In literature:

The Fins, Laplanders, and Esthonians, call the Swedes, to the present day, Roots, Rootsi, Ruotzi, Rootslaue.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
Moreover, the wings and the masses were composed mainly of a close squadron of Kurlanders and of Esthonians.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Werner again found the Esthonian's hand and pressed it firmly between his dry, burning palms.
"The Seven who were Hanged" by Leonid Andreyev
It is young Ole the Esthonian!
"Olaf the Glorious" by Robert Leighton
North of Riga are to be found the Esthonians, cousins of the Finns.
"The World War and What was Behind It" by Louis P. Benezet
And as, of all helpers, the Finns and Esthonians were admittedly the most efficacious, conversations were begun with their leaders.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
For the Letts and Esthonians, 21 organized congregations and preaching stations, divided into the eastern and western districts.
"Aliens or Americans?" by Howard B. Grose
The minor Esthonian devils are usually stupid rather than malevolent.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
ESTHONIAN prayer to Picker, the god of thunder, 211.
"India: What can it teach us?" by F. Max Müller
I know only one other poor Esthonian legend which might be placed by the side of this biblical solution.
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
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In poetry:

How a stranger watched his face
In the Esthonian market-place,
Scanned his features one by one,
Saying, "We should know each other;
I am Sigurd, Astrid's brother,
Thou art Olaf, Astrid's son!"
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf II. -- The King's Return" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow