Meaning of Carinthian in English:


Pronunciation /kəˈrɪnθɪən/


  • Relating to or characteristic of the Alpine Austrian state of Carinthia or its inhabitants.

    ‘a trip to the Carinthian countryside’
    • ‘Hot sunshine and warm springs make many Carinthian lakes very popular for water sports.’
    • ‘I just wanted to stay here in this bucolic meadow high in the Carinthian Alps thinking about how much fun I was having skiing in Austria.’
    • ‘He was the guest of honour at the Carinthian summer festival in Austria.’
    • ‘The piece was completed by Mahler in 1904 during what was by all accounts an idyllic and blissful summer in the Carinthian mountains.’
    • ‘That night, the bottle of velvety Austrian pinot noir was more welcome than usual, as was the themed dinner, a treat of Carinthian specialities.’


  • An inhabitant of the Alpine Austrian state of Carinthia.

    ‘thanks to their climate and their ancestry, the Carinthians are as a rule very good looking’
    • ‘Of the population in the age class of 75 and above, 17,7 percent of all Carinthians have some skills in Slovene.’
    • ‘The present minister is the Rev. Fr. Bauer, a Carinthian.’
    • ‘I do not need to be branded as a German or as a Slovene, but I am a Carinthian.’
    • ‘The three Carinthians doffed their berets and started drinking in a corner of the bar.’