West Frisian

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West Frisian (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Friesland.
  2. (in the Netherlands) Of or pertaining to West Friesland.

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West Frisian

  1. A language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands; one of the Frisian languages (or language varieties).
  2. (in the Netherlands) A Dutch dialect spoken in West Friesland in the province of North Holland, historically influenced by Frisian.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The lects West Frisian, East Frisian and North Frisian are sometimes considered dialects of a single Frisian language, but more often they are considered a group of three independent languages.


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