West Frisian



West Frisian edition of Wiktionary


West Frisian ‎(not comparable)

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

Proper nounEdit

West Frisian

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

Usage notesEdit

  • The lects West Frisian, Saterland 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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