Definition of Livonian

1. Noun. A member of the Livonian-speaking people of Latvia.

Generic synonyms: Latvian



2. Noun. The Finnic language spoken by the people of Livonia in Estonia and Latvia.
Generic synonyms: Baltic-finnic

Definition of Livonian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Livonia, a district of Russia near the Baltic Sea.

2. n. A native or an inhabitant of Livonia; the langua`e (alli`d to th` Finniso) of the Livonians.

Definition of Livonian

1. Proper noun. A Finno-Ugric language spoken in Latvia. ¹

2. Noun. A person from Livonia. ¹

3. Adjective. Pertaining to Livonia or Livonians. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Livonian

Litzmann obliquity
Liuzhou
Liv
LiveScript
Livermore
Liverpool
Liverpool sound
Liverpudlian
Liverpudlians
Livia
Livingston
Livingstone
Livistona
Livistona australis
Livonia
Livonian (current term)
Livonian-speaking
Livonians
Livornian
Livornians
Livorno
Livvy
Livy
Lixouri
Lixourio
Liz
Liza
Lizbeth
Lizzie
Lizzy

Literary usage of Livonian

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1. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"The rule of the Livonian Knights survived the seculariza- ... A Livonian kingdom of Livonia, under the Danish prince Magnus was but for a mo- Denmark ment. ..."

2. Standard Alphabet for Reducing Unwritten Languages and Foreign Graphic by Richard Lepsius (1863)
"The Livonian language is at present spoken in Livonia by nly eight persons in the ... The standard work upon the Livonian language is that of Sjögren, ..."

3. The History of Russia from the Earliest Times to 1877 by Alfred Rambaud, Graeme Mercer Adam (1904)
"THE Livonian KNIGHTS: CONQUEST OF THE BALTIC PROVINCES BY THE GERMANS. Conversion of Livonia—Rise of the Livonian knights: union with the Teutonic knights. ..."

4. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"A Livonian kingdom under the Danish prince Magnus was but for a moment. Denmark in the end received tne is^ands of Dago and Oesel, her last conquests east ..."

5. Illustrations of Biblical Literature, Exhibiting the History and Fate of the by James Townley (1856)
"Previous, indeed, to the publication of the entire Bible, the New Testament, in Livonian, had been printed separately at Riga, in 1730, 8vo. ; and according ..."

6. Russia, Travels and Studies by Annette M. B. Meakin (1906)
"... but the Esthonian and Livonian Ests have constantly changed rulers, they have been under the successive rule of Germans, Poles and Swedes; ..."

7. Peasant Rents: Being the First Half of an Essay on the Distribution of by Richard Jones (1895)
"Till the reign of Alexander the condition of the Livonian peasantry was similar to that of the Russian slave. The servile condition of the cultivators had ..."

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