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WESTERN FRISIAN Links (4)   Books (3)   
Alternative names: FRYSK, FRIES
Number of speakers: 730.000
Language Code: FRI
In language groups: INDO-EUROPEAN » GERMANIC » WEST GERMANIC » NORTH-SEA » FRISIAN
Spoken in: CANADA [Details], DENMARK [Details], GERMANY [Details], NETHERLANDS [Details], UNITED STATES [Details]
Description:

Frisian is spoken by about 362.000 people. The speakers live in the Netherlands and in Germany.

Frisian belongs to the Western branch of the Germanic languages. It is closely related to English, Dutch and German. The Germanic languages form... [more ...]


Links
1   Frisian Place Names
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/9479/fries.html
2   German <=> West Frisian Dictionary
http://www.public-arts.com/modules/dictionary-old/search.php?layout=sylt&lang=de&dstlang=WestFriesisch&srclang=Deutsch
3   Lowland-L
http://www.lowlands-l.net/
4   The Lord's Prayer in Frisian
http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/ballc/oe/pater_noster_germanic.html#Frisian

Books
1   Anglade, J.: Petit manuel de Frison Moderne de l'Ouest
2   Sipma, P.: Phonology and Grammar of Modern West Frisian
3   Tiersma, P. M.: Aspects of the Phonology of Frisian, Based on the Language of Grou




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