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West Frisian

frisian

Classification: Indo-European – Germanic – Western – Anglo-Frisian – Frisian – West Frisian

Number of speakers: 400,000 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: The Netherlands

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Example:

Alle minsken wurde frij en gelyk yn weardigens en rjochten berne. Hja hawwe ferstân en gewisse meikrigen en hearre har foar inoar oer yn in geast fan bruorskip te hälden en te dragen.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

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