Frisian is the language most closely related to English and Scots, but after at least five hundred years of being subject to the influence of Dutch, modern Frisian in some aspects bears a greater similarity to Dutch than to English; one must also take into account the centuries-long drift of English away from Frisian.
The Frisian languages are a group of languages spoken by about 500,000 Frisian people on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany. West Frisian, [clarification needed] by far the most spoken of the three main branches, constitutes an official language in the Dutch province of Friesland.
The Frisian language group is divided into three mutually unintelligible languages: West Frisian, spoken in the Dutch province of Friesland Saterland Frisian, spoken in the German municipality of Saterland just south of East Frisia North Frisian, spoken in the German region of North Frisia (within ...
North Frisian is a minority language of Germany, spoken by about 10,000 people in North Frisia.  The language is part of the larger group of the West Germanic Frisian languages. The language comprises 10 dialects which are themselves divided into an insular and a mainland group.
Pages in category "Frisian languages". The following 12 pages are in this category, out of 12 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . Frisian languages.
West Frisian, or simply Frisian (West Frisian: Frysk or Westerlauwersk Frysk; Dutch: Fries, also Westerlauwers Fries), is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry.
West Frisian languages. The West Frisian languages are a group of closely related, though not mutually intelligible, Frisian languages of the Netherlands. Due to the marginalization of all but mainland West Frisian, they are often portrayed as dialects of a single language.