Saterland Frisian Language

Saterland Frisian Language

Saterland Frisian, also known as Sater Frisian or Saterlandic (Seeltersk), is the last living dialect of the East Frisian language. It is closely related to the other Frisian languages—North Frisian, which, like Saterland Frisian, is spoken in Germany and West Frisian, which is spoken in the Netherlands.

Read more about Saterland Frisian Language:  Old East Frisian and Its Decline, Sater Frisian, Speakers, Dialects, Status, Phonetics and Phonology, Sample Text, Further Reading

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