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Western Frisian

Western Frisian is used primarily in the province of Friesland in the Netherlands.

Entries shown below:  Western Frisian, Aastersk dialect, and Skiermûntseagersk dialect

See also Northern Frisian and Old Frisian.



top Western Frisian

1) Wêr is myn keamer?

2) Wêr is it strân?

3) Wêr is de bar?

4) Reitsje my dêr net oan!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot



top Aastersk dialect (also known as Oosterschellings)

The Aastersk dialect of Western Frisian is used on the eastern part of the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands.

1) Wer is myn keamer?

2) Wer is et strôn?

3) Wer is de bar?

4) Raitsje mi der net oan!

Language information at Wikipedia (in Dutch)



top Skiermûntseagersk dialect (also known as Schiermonnikoogs)

The Skiermûntseagersk dialect of Western Frisian is used on the island of Schiermonnikoog in the Netherlands.

1) Wer is myn kamer?

2) Wer is it straun?

3) Wer is de krúech?

4) Retje my der net oon!

Language information at Wikipedia (in Dutch)



Alternate names for Western Frisian include Frysk and Fries


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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