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flemish is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of flemish in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… life itself the Flemish painter Bruegel …”
meanings of flemish
Of or relating to West Flemish, East Flemish and/or French Flemish dialects of Dutch.
Of or relating to the Belgian standard variety of the Dutch language.
Of or relating to Flanders, either as the historical county of Flanders (the current provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders in Belgium, Zeelandic Flanders in the Netherlands and French Flanders); or as the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
West Flemish, East Flemish and/or French Flemish dialects of Dutch.
Standard Dutch as it is spoken in Flanders.
To coil a rope into a neat pattern on the deck of a ship.
A rope that has been coiled into a neat mat; a flemish coil.
flemish frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word flemish occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.