AskDefine | Define Saxon

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Saxon adj : of or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language; "Saxon princes"; "for greater clarity choose a plain Saxon term instead of a latinate one" n : a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman conquest

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English

Etymology

From etyl fr Saxon, from etyl la Saxonem, from West ( > Old English Seaxan), probably originally a derivative of *|sahsom.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

  1. A member of an ancient northern Germanic tribe, that invaded England, together with Angles and Frisians about the year 600
  2. A native of Saxony
  3. The language of the ancient Saxons

Translations

member of Saxon tribe
  • Finnish: saksi
  • German: Sachsen m, pl
  • Japanese: サクソン人
native of Saxony
language of the Saxons
  • Finnish: saksi
  • German: Sächsisch
  • Japanese: サクソン語

Adjective

Saxon
  1. Of, or relating to the Saxons, Saxony, or the Saxon language

Translations

of Saxons, Saxony or Saxon language
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Extensive Definition

Saxon most commonly refers to:
Saxon may also refer to:

See also

Saxon in German: Saxon
Saxon in Spanish: Saxon
Saxon in French: Saxon
Saxon in Dutch: Saxon
Saxon in Polish: Saxon (ujednoznacznienie)
Saxon in Portuguese: Saxon
Saxon in Slovak: Saxon
Saxon in Volapük: Saxon
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