Flemish

In English usage, Flemish (Dutch: Vlaams ) can refer to

  1. Belgian Dutch (Belgisch-Nederlands ), the national variety of the Dutch language as spoken in Belgium, be it standard (as used in schools, government and the media) or informal (as used in daily speech, "tussentaal " ); Nevertheless, the use of the word "Flemish" to refer to the official language in Flanders is misleading. The only official language in Flanders is Dutch.
  2. East Flemish, West Flemish and French Flemish which are interrelated southwestern dialects of Dutch.

Read more about Flemish:  Etymology, Dutch in Flanders, Dutch Dialects in Belgium

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LOW Festival
... goal was to establish a sustainable cooperation between Dutch, Flemish and Hungarian organisations and artists ... The LOW Festival brought a wide variety of Dutch and Flemish visual arts, design, performing arts, feature films, documentaries, contemporary, classical, jazz and pop music to Hungary ... The LOW Festival was initiated by the Royal Netherlands Embassy and the Flemish Representation in Budapest, the organizational tasks were carried out by the Low Festival Centre, which was ...
Lomellini Ewer And Basin
... pieces bear the mark of Genoa but were probably the work of a Flemish goldsmith, Giovanni Aelbosca Belga ... It was not unusual for Flemish goldsmiths to be working in Genoa at this time as a large colony of Flemish artists also resided there in the early 17th century ...
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Flemish - Dutch Dialects in Belgium
... five principal Dutch dialects in Flanders Brabantian, Limburgish, East Flemish, Antwerpish and West Flemish ... Linguistically however, Flemish is used as a general term encompassing both East Flemish and West Flemish ... Flanders, East Flanders, Brabant and Limburg, is named Flemish and so are the four languages sometimes ...
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Famous quotes containing the word flemish:

    These Flemish pictures of old days;
    Sit with me by the homestead hearth,
    And stretch the hands of memory forth
    To warm them at the wood-fire’s blaze!
    John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)