Languages of the Netherlands
The official national language of the Netherlands is Dutch, spoken by almost all people in the Netherlands. Dutch is also spoken and official in Aruba, Brussels, Curaçao, Flanders, Sint Maarten and S...
Languages of the Netherlands - Wikipedia
Dutch language
Dutch ( Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language and the native language of most of the population of the Netherlands, and about sixty percent of the populations of Belgium and Suriname, the...
Dutch language - Wikipedia
Dutch phonology
Dutch has a similar phonology or pronunciation to other West Germanic languages.
The following is a table showing the consonant phonemes of Dutch.The final 'n' of the ending -en (originally /ən/, ...
Dutch phonology - Wikipedia
Frisian languages
The Frisian /ˈfriːʒən/ languages are a closely related group of Germanic languages, spoken by about 500,000 members of Frisian ethnic groups, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the N...
Frisian languages - Wikipedia
Limburgish language
Limburgish, also called Limburgian or Limburgic (Limburgish: Lèmbörgs [ˈlembœrxs] Dutch: Limburgs [ˈlɪmbʏrxs], German: Limburgisch [ˈlɪmbʊʁɡɪʃ], French: Limbourgeois [lɛ̃buʁʒwa]), is a group of East L...
Limburgish language - Wikipedia
Low Franconian languages
Low Franconian, Low Frankish, sometimes equated with Istvaeonic, is a group of several West Germanic languages spoken in the Netherlands, northern Belgium (Flanders), in the northern department of Fra...
Low Franconian languages - Wikipedia
West Frisian language
West Frisian, or simply Frisian (Frysk, Dutch: Fries [ˈfris]) is a language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestr...
French Flemish
French Flemish (Dutch: Frans-Vlaams, and flamand français or Fransch vlaemsch in France) is the West Flemish language as spoken in the north of contemporary France. Place names attest to Flemish h...
French Flemish - Wikipedia
Ingvaeonic nasal spirant law
In historical linguistics, the Ingvaeonic nasal spirant law (also called the Anglo-Frisian or North Sea Germanic nasal spirant law) is a description of a phonological development that occurred in ...
Middle Frisian language
Middle Frisian evolved from Old Frisian from the 16th century and was spoken until c. 1820, considered the beginning of the Modern period of the Frisian languages.Up until the 15th century Old Frisian...
Middle Frisian language - Wikipedia
Jersey Dutch
Jersey Dutch was a variant of the Dutch language spoken in and around Bergen and Passaic counties in New Jersey from the late 17th century until the early 20th century. It may have been a partial cre...
De Hûnekop
De Hûnekop is a four-piece band from the Dutch province Fryslân. The band performs in the Frisian language and is very popular regionally. The band is active since the year 2009, when the band was for...
De Hûnekop - Wikipedia
Meuse-Rhenish
Meuse-Rhenish (German: Rheinmaasländisch, Dutch: Maas-Rijnlands, and French: francique rhéno-mosan) is a modern term that refers to the literature written in the Middle Ages in the greater Meuse-Rhine...
Meuse-Rhenish - Wikipedia
Sallaans
Sallaans (Dutch: Sallands) is a collective term for the Dutch Low Saxon dialects of the region Salland, in the eastern Netherlands. A common term used by native speakers for their dialect, which is al...
Sallaans - Wikipedia
Sittard dialect
The Sittard dialect (Zittesj) is a Limburgish dialect spoken mainly in the Dutch city of Sittard. It is also spoken in Koningsbosch and in a small part of Germany (Selfkant), but quickly becoming exti...
Sittard dialect - Wikipedia
Omrop Fryslân
Omrop Fryslân is a special broadcaster on the NPO which serves the Frisian community. Because West Frisian is an official language of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the NPO is also responsible for bro...
Omrop Fryslân - Wikipedia
Southeast Limburgish dialect
Southeast Limburgish (Dutch: Zuidoost-Limburgs, Ripuarian: Süüdoß-Limburjesch), also referred to as Southern Meuse-Rhenish, is a subdivision of what recently has been named Meuse-Rhenish. Both terms d...
Southeast Limburgish dialect - Wikipedia
Old Saxon grammar
The grammar of Old Saxon is quite different from that of Modern English, predominantly by being much more inflected, similar to that of Old English or Latin. As an ancient Germanic language, the morph...
East Flemish
East Flemish is a dialect of the Dutch language. It is spoken in the province of East Flanders in Belgium and eastern Zeeuws-Vlaanderen in the Netherlands. It is sometimes considered a separate dialec...
East Flemish - Wikipedia
Low Dietsch dialects
Low Dietsch (Dutch: Platdiets, Limburgish: Platduutsj, French: francique rhéno-mosan or platdutch) refers to a handful of transitional Limburgish–Ripuarian dialects spoken in a number of t...
Low Dietsch dialects - Wikipedia
Marols
Marols or Marollien (also known as Brusselse Sproek, brusseler, brusseleir, brusselair or brusseleer ) was a dialect spoken in Brussels. Essentially it is a Dutch Brabantian dialect incorporating man...
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Old Saxon Baptismal Vow
The Old Saxon Baptismal Vow is a 9th-century baptismal vow found in Vatican Codex pal. 577. The vow mentions three Old Saxon gods, Uuôden ("Woden"), Thunaer and Saxnōt, which the reader is to forsake....
West Flemish
West Flemish (Dutch: West-Vlaams, French: flamand occidental, West Flemish: West-Vlams/West-Vloams), "Flemish" in the linguistic sense, is a language spoken in western Belgium and adjoinin...
West Flemish - Wikipedia
Old Dutch
In linguistics, Old Dutch or Old Low Franconian denotes the Franconian (or Frankish) dialects spoken in the Low Countries during the Early Middle Ages from around the 5th to the 12th century. Old Dutc...
Old Dutch - Wikipedia
Mohawk Dutch
Mohawk Dutch is a now extinct Dutch-based creole language mainly spoken during the 17th century west of Albany, New York in the area around the Mohawk River, by the Dutch colonists who traded with or ...
Drèents dialects
Drèents (also Dreins, Dreints, Drents, Drints; Dutch: Drents) is a collective term for the dialects spoken in Drenthe, a province of the Netherlands. The dialects, which are still spoken by half t...
Drèents dialects - Wikipedia
West Frisian alphabet
Depending on the way one counts, the West Frisian alphabet contains between 25 and 32 characters
Maastrichtian dialect
Maastrichtian or Maastrichtian Limburgish (respectively Mestreechs [məˈstʀeːxs] or Mestreechs-Limburgs [məˈstʀeːxsˈlimbœʁxs]) is the city dialect and variant of Limburgish spoken in the Dutch city of ...
Maastrichtian dialect - Wikipedia
Rhinelandic
West Central German (Central and Rhine Franconian)Rhinelandic is a term occasionally used for linguistic varieties of a region on both sides of the Middle and Lower Rhine river in Central West Germany...
Rhinelandic - Wikipedia
Friso-Saxon dialects
Friso-Saxon is a collective name for a certain group of dialects belonging to the West Germanic languages. Although they are a variant of the Low Saxon language as a whole, these dialects have undergo...
Friso-Saxon dialects - Wikipedia